North, East assigned 31 seats in new parliament

[TamilNet, Sunday, 29 November 2009, 17:21 GMT]
The number of parliamentary seats for the North and East provinces in the new parliament would be the same as at present-31. There is no change, according to gazette notification issued by the Commissioner General of Elections Dayananda Dissanayake.

The life term of the current parliament comes to an end in April 2010.

New general election would be held thereafter.

The number of parliamentary seats allocated for the districts in North and East follow:

Jaffna district - 09, Vanni districts - 06, Batticaloa - 05, Trincomalee - 04 and Digamadulla (Ampaa'rai) - 07- Total = 31

 

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