The significance was that the cake was made with a lotus bud in the centre of it.
Later, subsequent to the celebrations a meeting was convened and Mahinda Rajapaksa had thanked all the party members who had worked tirelessly towards the victory of the party.
Roshan broke Maithri’s might
At the meeting Mahinda had paid special tribute to MP Roshan Ranasinghe for having broken Maithripala Sirisena’s power in Polonnaruwa by winning four seats at the elections.
Milk rice in the villages!
Meanwhile, the village folk who supported the Podu Jana Peramuna or the flower bud party had been seen celebrating their victory by preparing milk rice.