Rajitha, Duminda Dissanayake and Arjuna were among the participants.
Rumours say that Arjuna will contest from UNP
The United National Party and the United People's Freedom Alliance had already confirmed that they will be contesting using usual symbols of their respective parties.
Several small parties representing the Tamil community and the Sri Lanka Muslim Congress will also join the United National Party. However, the parties contesting with the UPFA is not finalised.When Former president Mahinda Rajapaksa declared that he will be contesting from the UPFA in the upcoming election the former President Chandrika Kumaratunga and some other members of the SLFP protested against this.
They have declared that they will form another party and contest and the the discussion was held in Colombo Independence Square near the official residence of the former president. The discussion was not open to the media. Reliable sources from the Former President's office confirmed that former members of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party Rajitha Senaratne, M.K.D.S.. Gunawardena, Duminda Dissanayake were present at this discussion.
BBC Sinhala service reported that Minister Arjuna Ranatunga had said that he would contest at the elections from an Anti Mahinda Front.