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Northern elections next year

Jun 28, 2011 11:06:37 AM - itnnews.lk

President Rajapaksa has announced that Northern Elections will definitely be held next year. The President called on all political parties to get ready for the polls. He was addressing Editorial Heads this morning. All related sectors are getting ready to hold elections to the Northern Provincial Councils democratically and in a free and fair manner. People of the North liberated from terrorism should be given an opportunity to elect peoples’ representatives for their province. The Government’s aim is to grant the real democratic rights following the enthronement of peace in the region. The President emphasized that as such elections for the Northern Provincial Councils will be staged next year. He said every political party had the required security and freedom to join in politics in the North.