Thisakya Maya Senanayake wedded Shalaka, the son of former Army commander Gerry de Silva’s daughter Lakshika, at Hotel Hilton on December 23.
The newly-married couple, while making the customary welcome of the guests by visiting each table, joined their hands in the traditional way and said ‘Ayubowan’ only to president Maithripala Sirisena, while the others at the table, Kumaratunga and Wickremesinghe looked on.
Then they went to the next table, where ex-president Mahinda Rajapaksa was seated, touched his feet and worshipped him while he gave them his blessings.
This treatment has made Kumaratunga and Wickremesinghe very much worried.
The groom’s mother Lakshika is said to be very close to Rajapaksa.
At the 2013 CHOGM in Sri Lanka, its organizer Sajin Vaas Gunawardena enrolled Thisakya for the organizational activities of the event.
Rosie’s son is presently a director of a state institution.
Given below is a video of the wedding of Thisakya and Shalaka: