Wednesday, 21 January 2015 - 13:10
2 seats reduced for Jaffna District: 2 additional seats for Rathnapura and Nuwaraeliya.
Two parliament seats of the Jaffna districts have been reduced according to the voter registration list 2014, and those two seats have been added to the Nuwara Eliya district and the Ratnapura district.
A General Election was held for the last time in 2010, and the Jaffna district was allocated 9 parliament seats after 2010 General election.
However the Jaffna district has been allocated only 7 seats according to the voter registration list 2014.
At the same time, the Nuwara Eliya district which had 7 seats according to 2010 voter registration list has got 8 seats under the voter registration list 2014.
Simultaneously, the Ratnapura district which had 10 seats according to the voter registration list 2010 has got 11 seats under the 2014 voter registration list.