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Ballot boxes transported

Jul 22, 2011 1:23:37 PM - itnnews.lk

Ballot boxes for elections to be staged for 65 Local Bodies tomorrow were transported today. These activities took place under full security.

Voting will take place at 554 polling centres in the Jaffna District. In addition to the elections staff, ballot boxes were also transported this morning. 5201 officials will be on election duty. The number of Police Officers deployed for the polls is 3000. 1169 candidates are in the fray in the Jaffna District. Jaffna Returning Officer Emelda Sukumar said that all facilities have been accorded for the conduct of polls.
Polling will take place for three Local Bodies in the Colombo District. These are the Kaduwala Municipal Council, the Kesbewa Urban Council and the Homagama Pradeshiya Sabha. The ballot boxes were transported from Isipathana College. 432,719 voters will cast their votes at 268 polling booths.
Polling will take place for three Local Councils in the Anuradhapura District. The transport of ballot boxes took place from the District Secretariat.
Four Local Councils will go to the polls tomorrow in the Kurunegala District. Ballot boxes were transported from the Technical College.
Ballot boxes were transported to the Ukuwela and Wilgamuwa polling booths where polling will take place in the Matale District.
Ballot boxes related to three Local Councils within the Kegalle District were transported from the Kegalla Balika Vidyalaya.
Polling will take place for the Harispapttuwa and Yatinuwara Local Councils in the Kandy District. The ballot boxes were transported from the District Secretariat.
Elections will take place for two Local Bodies in the Gampaha District. Ballot boxes were transported for 84 polling booths.
In the Moneragala District, polling will take place for the Siyambalanduwa and Moneragala Pradeshiya Sabhas. The related ballot boxes were transported today.
Ballot boxes for the Akuressa Pradeshiya Sabha in the Matara District were also dispatched today.
Polling will take place for four Local Authorities in the Puttalam District. Initial activities in relation to the deploiyment of officials and transport of ballot boxes had been completed.
Polling will take place for the Akmeemana, Elpitiya and Baddegama Pradeshiya Sabhas in the Galle District.
The ballot boxes for polls to the Agalawatte Pradeshiya Sabha were transported from the Kalutara District Secretariat.
Four Local Bodies will go to the polls in the Trincomalee District. Transport of ballot boxes took place in a peaceful environment. There will be 104 polling booths.
Arrangements have been finalized for polling in three local Councils, that is Hingurakgoda, Elahera and Welikanda in the Polonnaruwa District. Ballot boxes have already been despaptched to the polling centres.
Ballot boxes in relation to four Local Authorities in the Ratnapura District were transported from the Technical College. There are 135 polling centres.
Polling for Thirukkovil and Karaitivu Pradeshiya Sabhas in Ampara will take place at 32 Centres. Ballot boxes were dispatched from the District Secretariat.
Ballot boxes for polling in the Lindula Urban Council at Talawakele were dispatched from the Nuwara Eliya District Secretariat.