Nearly 5.9 million to vote at Western and Southern polls
5 million 898 thousand 414 persons are eligible to cast their vote at the forthcoming Western and Southern Provincial Council elections.
The election will be held as per the 2013 voter registry.
Accordingly 4 million 24 thousand 614 will cast their vote in the Western province and 1 million 873 thousand 804 are eligible to vote in the Southern Province.
Comparing with the 2012 voter registry there is an increase of 105 thousand 640 voters.
Meanwhile, Executive Director of PAFFEREL Organization Rohana Hettiarachchi requested Chief Ministers and Ministers of the Western and Southern Provincial Councils which have been dissolved to hand over public assets used by them.