80% vote in Trinco clustered booths

[TamilNet, Friday, 02 April 2004, 18:00 GMT]
About ninety percent voters in the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam controlled areas in the Trincomalee district exercised their votes in the general election that concluded Friday evening 4 p.m. "Across Trincomalee seventy two percent voters exercised their franchise," said the Trincomalee District Returning Officer Mr. Gamini Rodrigo said Friday evening.

Trinco Voting
Sri Lanka Red Cross volunteers camped in no man zone area near Kattaiparaichchan to provide first aid a and public health facilities
In villages Nilaveli, Kuchchaveli, Thiriyai and Pulmoddai in the north of Trincomalee town more than seventy five percent voters exercised their franchise.

Likewise in the Trincomalee town and its suburbs voting percentage was between sixty to seventy.

Fifteen polling stations were located for voters residing in LTTE controlled areas in the district. Of them seven were located in Kattaiparichchan for 5656 voters in Muttur east villages and eight polling stations were located in Mahindapura for 4581voters in LTTE Eachchilampathu division. Clustered polling stations for 2153 voters residing in LTTE held villages, Pattalipuram, Thangapuram, Srinivasapuram, Sinnakulam, Iththikulam, Pattalipuram, Veeramanagar, Nallur, Malamunthal were located Alhambra Vidiyalaym in Thoppur in the government controlled areas. Of these voters eighty percent had voted in Friday's general election, sources said.


Trinco Voting
Voters in LTTE held Muttur east villages are seen at the clustered polling stations located at Kattaiparichchan



The Trincomalee district branch of the Sri Lanka Red Cross provided public health facilities and first aid to the voters who came to cast their votes from the LTTE held areas to the clustered polling stations. The voters came to clustered polling stations from far away villages not only in buses but by two wheel and four wheel tractors, bicycles, mobikes and carts, sources said

 

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