Postal vote applications exceed 100 thousand.

Monday, 12 August 2013 - 13:24


Over 100 thousand Government servants have applied for postal votes in the North, North Western and Central Provincial Council elections.


The Election Secretariat stated that it has received 45 thousand 964 applications from the Kurunegala district, 30 thousand from the Kandy district, 11 thousand 160 from the Nuwara Eliya district and 12 thousand from the Kilinochchi and Jaffna districts for postal votes.


The selection of postal vote application scheduled to be completed before the 15th of this month.


The postal voting will be held on September 9th and 10th .


However Minister Nimal Siri Pala De silva addressing a meeting held yesterday in Kandy stated that when there is a weak opposition the government in turn becomes weak since there is no challenge.