Until now, the president had not encouraged his children to engage in politics.
Attending his first campaign meeting yesterday (28), Daham said he has decided to be a shadow to the struggle by his father against corruption, fraud and wastage.
Upon inquiry, we found that his sudden entry to active politics follows MP Namal Rajapaksa’s having joined the canvassing in Polonnaruwa on behalf of the SLPP.
He is supported in that by MP Roshan Ranasinghe, owner of Euro Nippon Group.
This is how the media reported Daham’s election meeting speech:
(video courtesy: Hiru TV)