PC Polls on August 23
Nominations close; All major parties in the fray:
The Elections Department immediately after the
closure of nominations yesterday announced that the provincial
council elections for both Sabaragamuwa and North Central would take
place on Saturday, August 23.
Tigers’ Michael Base captured
The Army’s 59 Division engaged in an offensive
on the Weli-Oya front gained another victory by capturing the LTTE’s
strategic ‘Michael’ base yesterday afternoon.
General Election only at proper time - UPFA
The United People’s Freedom Alliance (UPFA)
yesterday stated that a General Election will only be held at the
UNP ploys will not deter UPFA - Berty Premalal
Ploys hatched by the UNP in the wake of
provincial council elections will never deter the UPFA’s march to
victory, North Central Chief Ministerial Candidate Berty Premalal
Dissanayake said yesterday.