Nominations for Uva PC polls from July 30-Aug 6
Registered political parties and independent groups
should submit 21 nominations for Badulla and 17 nominations for the
Moneragala district to be eligible for the Uva PC polls, a spokesman for
the Elections Department said yesterday. He said nominations for the Uva
PC polls, scheduled to be held in August or early September,
Uva polls pose another headache for Opposition
The darkest era in Sri Lanka's democratic politics
was the period under successive UNP regimes under Presidents J.R.
Jayewardene and R. Premadasa from 1977 to 1994. President Jayewardene,
who once said the only thing that the powerful executive presidency was
unable to perform was making man a woman and vise versa.
Development drive in Uva goes on apace - Minister W.D.J.
Public Administration and Home Affairs Minister
W.D.J. Senewiratne said whoever is fielded by the UNP will not become
the Chief Minister of the Uva Provincial Council, as the UPFA has a
formidable team of candidates. The Minister told the Sunday Observer
that the Government is certain of victory,