Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa has been sidelined after the 20th amendment to the Constitution, said Shiraz Younus, the prime minister’s Muslim affairs coordinator.
He also said that now the Prime Minister is only in a ceremonial position.
He says he saw people attacking Mahinda Rajapaksa’s picture during a recent protest and that he was very upset by it.
He had also stated that the SLPP is bound to lose at any forthcoming election.
He made the remarks on a video posted on his Facebook page.