Friday, 14 August 2015 - 13:36
One party entitled to one rally until 12 midnight today #GenElecSL
The police media spokesman ASP Ruwan Gunasekera said that STF have been deployed in certain areas of the island in order to maintain law and order during the election.
He said STF protection has been provided to the areas where more election related violence incidents were reported in the last few weeks.
Propaganda activities of the upcoming general election will end at midnight today.
Accordingly while all election propaganda activities should end by midnight today, additional election commissioner M. M. Mohamed said that optimum action should be taken to observe election law.
The election rallies should generally end by 10 in the night.
Additional Election Commissioner M M Mohammad said however, the election commissioner has permitted each contesting party to have a final rally until 12 midnight.
Meanwhile, the commissioner has also permitted one representative of each candidate to enter the preferential vote counting centers after 11 in the night.