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Readying for local government polls

9 February 2018 - 66   - 0

The Distribution of polling cards and ballot boxes to Senior Election Officers in-charge have commenced this morning.

Speaking at a media briefing held in Colombo yesterdayhe Chairman of the Elections Commission Mahinda Deshapriya, said thatpreparations were made for the elections, adding that the public should use their power to vote fearlessly.

The Local Government elections will commence from 7.00 a.m. to 4.00 p.m. tomorrow to elect 8,325 candidates for 340 Local Government bodies.

The counting of votes and postal votes will commence after the conclusion of voting.

Meanwhile, the Chairman of Election Commission said that legal action will be taken against public servants who avoid election duties.

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Images from Hambantota- pix courtesy Rahul Samantha Hettiarachchi
 

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