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“Vote For Me And You Will Be Blessed”

Mar 19, 2011 3:29:50 PM - thesundayleader.lk

and Politically savvy and appealing to the Sinhala majority in the country, this election sticker by a UPFA contestant named Hussain invokes the blessings of the Buddha if you vote for him (Hussain): clearly politics is what binds all religions together. Because family is what counts, Vijayadeva Hamuduruwo’s Malli, Dinuka is counting on your vote at the local government elections.

UPFA’s LG Victory
The United People’s Freedom Alliance won the 2011 Local Government election with a majority victory of 205 out of the total 234 LG bodies.
Illankai Tamil Arasu Katchchi (ITAK) came in second winning 12 while the United National Party (UNP) only managed to secure 9 LG bodies.
The Sri Lanka Muslim Congress (SLMC) has won 4, National Congress 2, the Up-Country People’s Front (UPF) 1, while an Independent Group has secured 1 LG body.