There are many
activities that follow a General Election which elects people's
representatives to the
Sri Lanka's voters – those who are above 18 years of age – recently elected 196 Members of Parliament to represent them. Another
29 were nominated by the
different political parties according to the number of votes each party gained at the General Election.
Many other countries such as Denmark, Finland, Italy, Turkey, Australia and Belgium also celebrate Mother's Day on the same day as the United States. England,
however, celebrates Mother's Day on the fourth Sunday of Lent, and in Argentina it is the second Sunday in October.