The candidates of the ruling party and the main opposition not only share names that start with the letter M but they are also widely perceived to be mellow.
This however is in addition to being visionaries and good strategists in their own right. Here SLFP candidate and former top Minister Milinda Moragoda (left) and UNP’s pick A.J.M. Muzzamil enjoy a friendly and warm moment together after they filed their respective nominations yesterday to contest the polls for the Colombo Municipal Council on 8 October. Pic by Romesh Danushka Silva