'People will not be misled by low UNP tactics'
"The UNP is now shedding crocodile tears over the
'Z' score system and other minor issues to gain political mileage,
but the people of the Ratnapura District will not be misled by these
low political tactics" said former Irrigation Minister Jayatissa
Ranaweera. He was addressing a large gathering at Gulilipitiya on
Over 340,000 eligible to vote in Batti
"There are 347,099 eligible voters in the
Batticaloa, Kalkudah and Paddirippu electoral divisions in the
Batticaloa district for the forthcoming Eastern Provincial Council
Elections' District's Assistant Commissioner of Elections Asanka
Ratnayake said. He said 414 polling centres will be set up in the
district for the convenience of voters and his office is now busy
preparing ballot boxes for the elections to be held on September 8.