Rajapaksa to address election rally in Trincomalee, army tightens security

[TamilNet, Saturday, 20 March 2010, 16:42 GMT]
Trincomalee town has been put under red alert from Friday night by the Sri Lanka Army as the President Mahinda Rajapakse is scheduled to address the main election rally in Trincomalee Mc Heyzer Stadium Sunday morning in support of the ruling United Peoples Freedom Alliance (UPFA) candidates contesting the forthcoming general election.

At least four schools in Trincomalee town have been closed from Thursday to accommodate about two thousand soldiers of the Sri Lanka Army to strengthen the security of the east port town during the visit of the President Rajapakse, sources said.

 

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