Senior election official and team in Jaffna

[TamilNet, Sunday, 25 January 1998, 23:59 GMT]
17 election officers including Mr. Mahinda Desapiriya, a very senior official from the Commissioner of Elections, arrived in Jaffna today.

Election officers, according to the Katcheri officials in Jaffna, will be in charge of the 17 local government bodies for which elections are scheduled for the January 29.

Meanwhile in the areas that are being cordoned and searched in Jaffna, the Sri Lankan army is telling people that they should vote.

 

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