It is learned that Parliamentarian Basil Rajapaksa stated at a meeting with independent parliamentarians yesterday (02) that the Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa may take aHe has further stated that since the consensus reached by the Sri Lanka People’s Front at the last election was that Mahinda Rajapaksa should be the Prime Minister, the Sri Lanka People’s Front is not prepared to nominate anyone other than that people’s mandate. decision to resign from the post after considering the request of the Mahanayake Theras.If such a thing happens, Basil has stated that if a party leadership committee seeks nominations for the post of Prime Minister of the new government for a short period of time, it will not nominate anyone other than Mahinda Rajapaksa from the Sri Lanka People’s Front.