General Secretary of the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna Attorney at Law Sagara Kariyawasam issuing a statements says that under the directives issued by Founder of SLPP Basil Rajapaksa the SLPP has decided to temporarily cancel all its propaganda rallies by the party and its alliance. Accordingly, the SLPP rallies scheduled to be held in the coming days with the participation of President Gotabaya Rajapaksa and Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa have been canceled. Mr. Basil Rajapaksa has further requested SLPP candidates to limit their meetings and small-scale rallies as well. However, the statement says, if the candidates are to hold small-scale meetings, they must strictly following guidelines issued by health sectors.