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Elpitiya election tomorrow

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By ITN News Editor October 10, 2019 19:05

Elpitiya election tomorrow

All arrangements are in place for the Elpitiya Pradeshiya Sabha election scheduled to be held tomorrow. Security has been tightened and the transport of ballot boxes is taking place today.
Galle District Deputy Elections Commissioner U.K. Chandralal said that security has been increased fourfold than at the previous Elpitiya Pradeshiya Sabha poll. Around 580 officials have been deployed. The Galle District Deputy Elections Commissioner 53,394 are eligible to vote in the polls. The ballot boxes will be issued from the District Secretariat tomorrow for the election. More than 580 officials will be deployed on election duty.
Also the Police Officers deployed on duty at the polling booths have will be increased fourfold. The counting of votes will take place at the 48 election booths. He said they expect to announce the overall results just past 10 pm tomorrow from the Galle District Assistant Election Commission office.
The Galle District Deputy Election Commissioner emphasized that no election violence has so far been reported.
He pointed out that it is satisfactory to note that no serious election violent incidents had been reported. The specially thanked the members of the defence forces for performing their duties to the letter. Minor incidents were reported at certain places. He added that these were being investigated.

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor October 10, 2019 19:05

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