Sunday, 21 September 2014 - 13:19
Uva victory belongs to the people; Government - Public gave Opposition a green light; UNP - Wimal & Fonseka’s Party rejected; JVP
Minister Nimal Siripala De Silva stated that the Uva victory was a victory of the people.
Meanwhile, UNP General Secretary MP Tissa Attanayake stated that the public has given a green light to the opposition.
JVP General Secretary Tilvin Silva stated that the NFF and Democratic Party were rejected from Uva.
The United People’s Freedom Alliance secured victory at the Uva Provincial Council election.
Accordingly the UPFA obtained 349 thousand 906 votes securing 19 seats including 2 bonus seats and the UNP obtained 274 thousand 773 votes securing 13 seats.
The JVP obtained 2 seats as they polled 36 thousand 580.
The UPFA managed to secure victory in all 3 electorates of Moneragala.
Therefore the UPFA obtained 140 thousand 850 votes securing 8 seats, while the UNP obtained 77 thousand 065 to win 5 seats and the JVP obtained 15 thousand 955 votes to get one seat.
According to the final result of the Badulla district, the UPFA obtained 209 thousand 056 votes and secured 9 seats.
The UNP came in 2nd with 8 seats as they obtained 197 thousand 708 votes and the JVP obtained 20 thousand 625 votes which was sufficient to secure 1 seat.