The public has rallied in support of the President. A massive protest was held at the Beliatta town to express support to the President.
Thousands of people in the South gathered in the Beliatta town to express support to the statesman who has contributed towards the progress of the country. Their main aim was to condemn the protest held against the President in London. A procession which started near the clock-tower in the Beliatta town ended at the Beliatta bus-stand where the protest was held. Ministers Mahinda Amaraweera and Mervyn Silva participated in the protest.