Police say that a special security programme will be launched in and around the postal voting centres.
Postal voting will take place tomorrow and the day after. Police media spokesman S.P Prishantha Jayakody said that Police are taking measures to remove all the illegal banners and cutouts. He said that canvassing for the local government election is now underway and some candidates are reported to be violating the election laws during their campaigns. He requested them to remove the illegal, cutouts and banners. He said that however the Police Department will remove the illegal cutouts and banners. The election for 225 local government institutions will be held on the 17th . 321,595 people are eligible to vote.