The SLPP states that the general election should not be postponed for any reason. Johnston Fernando, SLPP candidate for Kurunegala district says the opposition wants to postpone the election on covid virus.
He emphasizes that the opposition is trying to postpone the election because they are divided, but they are against postponing the election for any reason.
Meanwhile, Namal Rajapaksa also says that the election should not be postponed due to the covid epidemic or some other reason. He points out that all that needs to be done is to follow all health advice and conduct elections while protecting politicians and the people.
UNP Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe and Leader of the SJB Sajith Premadasa have said the election should be postponed as the influence of the Covid virus has increased.