The leading Buddhist prelates of the Asgiriya and Malwatte Chapters have jointly signed a letter to the Elections Commissioner calling for a free and fair Presidential election on January 8.
The Ven. Thibbatuwawe Sri Siddhartha Sumangala Thera from the Malwatte Chapter and the Ven. Udugama Sri Buddharakitha Thera from the Asgiriya Chapter jointly signed the letter.
The two prelates also stated in their letter that they had taken note of the efforts of the Elections Commissioner so far to ensure a free and fair election devoid of any affiliations to candidates in the fray.