Postal voting in Jaffna, Vavuniya local elections on July 27, 28
[TamilNet, Friday, 24 July 2009, 14:44 GMT]
Postal voting in the forthcoming elections to Jaffna Municipal Council and Vavuniyaa Urban Council is to take place on July 27 and 28. 183 government servants are qualified to cast their votes in Vavuniyaa Urban Council and 335 out of 473 are qualified for postal voting in Jaffna Municipal Council, election department sources said.
Meanwhile, about six thousand voters displaced from Jaffna and residing in Puththalam, Gampola, Colombo, Kalutara, Anuradhapura and Jaffna peninsula have also applied to cast their vote in the elections to Jaffna MC and Vavuniyaa UC.
Election Department sources said arrangements are being made for them to cast their votes in their areas on August 8, when Jaffna and Vavuniyaa go to poll.