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Tuesday, December 30, 2014 - 4.45 GMT
Distribution of official ballots extended due to adverse weather


Distribution of official ballots for the upcoming Presidential Election on January 08 has been extended due to the prevailing adverse weather, the Election Secretariat said.

The distribution of ballots has been extended till the 3rd of January, Elections Secretariat said. The distribution which started on the 22 November was due to end on the 31st of December.

Reportedly the distribution of official ballots has been halted in several districts affected by the inclement weather.

Meanwhile, the Election Commissioner Mahinda Deshapriya has assured that the election will be held on January 08 as scheduled and there is no request to change the date due to the weather.




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