The political arena has begun gathering momentum concurrent to the calling of nominations in lieu of the upcoming local government polls.
At present the three main political parties in contention for the 3 provinces in which elections are scheduled to be held have commenced their political propaganda activity.
Meanwhile Former Chief Minister of the North Central Province Berty Premalal Dissanayaka commenced his election campaign yesterday.
Addressing a function held at his home in Anuradhapura the former chief minister unequivocally stated that he would be appointed as the province's chief minister.
Meanwhile UNP Parliamentarian & party media spokesperson Gayantha Karunathilaka expressed these views during a gathering held in the Kekirawa yesterday.