Thursday, March 17, 2011


The First Elections Result Was Announced

The first Local Government Elections Result of the Local Government Poll conducted today was released short while ago.The result of the Weligama Urban Council in the District of Matara (Southern Province) was out and according to the result the Governing United Peoples Freedom Alliance(UPFA) has received 7246 votes with 7 of the Urban Council seats and the Main Opposition the United National Party(UNP) secured 3622 votes with 3 seats.

55-60 Percent Voter Turn Out In Today's Election- PAFFREL

According to the PAFFREL (People's Action For Free And Fair Elections)Organization the overall voter turnout of today's Local Government Elections was 55-60 percent.The voting for electing 3022 Local Government Representatives for 234 Government Bodies was concluded at 4 p.m today.

According to the Elections Secretariat The voting in majority of the poll stations had been  peaceful except of few minor incidents of violence .

All Island Curfew Schedule To Be Changed From Tomorrow(06)

Government has amended  the current curfew schedule implemented in the country daily from tomorrow (06)according to the President's ...