Sunday, July 24, 2011

Governing Party Won 45 Out Of 65 Local Government Bodies In Yesterday's Election

The Governing United Peoples Freedom Alliance(UPFA) had won 45 out of 65 Local Government Bodies which the Elections were held yesterday(23).The Tamil National Alliance known as ITAK(Ilankei Thamil Arasakachchi) has secured 18 Local Government Bodies in the Northern Province  and the Tamil United Liberation Front(TULF) has secured 2 Government Bodies.


The Main Opposition the United National Party(UNP) and the leftist Janatha Wimukthi Peramuna(JVP) not able to secure a single Government Body during this election and the UNP it self lost several bodies in Colombo District which they hold power previously.

The polls were held in 65 Local Governmant Bodies in Northern,Central,Western and Southern Provinces and nearly 50 percent of the total eligible Voters casted their votes in yesterday's poll according to the Elections Department.

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