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Wednesday, 02 July 2014 - 19:33
Badulla District to lose 3 provincial council seats.
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Three seats that are currently under the Badulla district will be moved to the Moneragala district during the Uva Provincial Council election this year.

Deputy Election Commissioner M.M. Mohammad said 18 seats were allocated for the Badulla district while 14 seats were allocated for the Moneragala district under the 2013 voter registration list.

The Badulla district was allocated 21 seats while 11 seats were allocated for the Moneragala district in the last Provincial Council election held in 2009.

The Number of seats per district is decided on the land area and the population density of the corresponding district and the Moneragala district has been given three more seats as its population density has increased during the last several years.
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