• UPFA uses state resources for campaigning
    CaFFE alleges state resources are being misused by the UPFA for election propaganda activities in Badulla district.Its executive director Keerthi Tennakoon says CTB buses and circuit bungalows are all being used by the UPFA.Also, illegal posters are pasted in the streets of Mahiyangana, he said.
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  • A large number of eligible voters without National Identity Cards
    A large number of eligible voters without National Identity Cards (NICs)from the most marginalized and isolated areas of Badulla were facilitated at a mobile clinic to provide NICs, organized by Campaign for Free and Fair Elections and Center for Human Rights and Research (CHR), yesterday. 528 eligible voters without identity cards in Ella, Badulla were facilitated at the mobile clinic held in Ella divisional secretariat yesterday (20.) These voters, eligible for the coming Uva provincial cou
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  • Badulla heats up - UNP office in Uva Paranagama attacked : Vegetable shop an three wheeler destroyed
    An election office of the United National Party (UNP) in Galahagama, Uva - Paranagama, was attacked around 3 am today. The office, situated near Dharmaraja Vidyalaya, Galahagama, was established in a section of a vegetable shop owned by RD Ariyadasa. A three-wheeler that was used by the UNP office was set on fire and completely destroyed. UNP Badulla District candidate Jayantha Kannangara said that the attack was carried out by the supporters of United Peoples Freedom Alliance (UPFA) candidat
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  • CaFFE and CHR facilitates NICs for over 1100 persons in Uva - Paranagama and Welimada
    Although Sri Lanka has enjoyed the universal franchise for 80 years a large number of people still lose their right to vote due to easily remediable reasons said Executive Director of Campaign for Free and Fair Elections (CaFFE) Keerthi Tennakoon. He added that although some believe that voter education and facilitation is not needed the number of persons who attend mobile clinics to facilitate National Identity Cards (NICs) is an indication that a large number of people need assistance.
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  • CaFFE to aid Uva voters without identification documents
    Campaign for Free and Fair Elections (CaFFE) will commence a series of free mobile clinics to facilitate National Identity Cards and Special Identification Documents issued by the Department of Elections to the 40 350 eligible voters in Badulla district without identity cards. The initiative is held targeting the September 20 Uva provincial council election centering on Welimada, Bandarawela and Uva – Paranagama DS divisions between August 19 and 23.
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Breaking news
  • Badulla heats up - UNP office in Uva Paranagama attacked : Vegetable shop an three wheeler destroyed 2014-08-22 10:56
  • To vote at least get temporary ID 2014-08-19 15:01
  • 10,000 officers for Uva election duties 2014-08-19 15:00
  • Uva PC to be dissolved tonight 2014-07-11 23:57
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The Elections Chief grapples with legal lacunas
The Elections Chief grapples with legal lacunas
2014-08-22
After the declaration of the Uva Provincial Council election, the legal lacunas, in the present law,
Govt. accuses JVP  of violating polls law
Govt. accuses JVP of violating polls law
2014-08-22
Govt. accuses JVP of violating polls lawThe JVP was accusing the ruling UPFA of violating..........
JVP accuses UPFA of openly violating polls law – JVP
JVP accuses UPFA of openly violating polls law – JVP
2014-08-22
Election laws were being blatantly violated by the UPFA in the Uva Province.........................
 No General Election for another year
No General Election for another year
2014-08-22
It is reported that President Rajapaksa has stated there will be no General Election................
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Distribution of water containers, sewing machines, plastic chairs and water pumps has become........
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Democratic Party leader Sarath Fonseka said today the common candidate should not be limited........
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The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) claims the Opposition is still not prepared to put forward........
Incidents - Pre-election Period
Aug-11 2013 - Aug-15 2013
Badulla District
Assaults 4
Election law violations 9
   
Total 13
   
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Moneragala District
Assaults 2
Election law violations 16
   
Total 18
   
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