Tamil Diplomat

571,000 qualified to vote in Jaffna Electorate

The Jaffna District Assistant Election Commissioner, Amalraj has announced that 571,000 persons are qualified to vote in the forthcoming General Elections, in Jaffna Electorate including Jaffna and Kilinochchi Districts.

The voters could vote in the August 5 Elections, following all stipulated health practices. He said this in a media conference held in the Jaffna District Secretariat, yesterday.

Elaborating further he said, Last year there were 564,714 voters who were qualified to vote. In this context 571,000 voters are qualified to vote in the coming elections he said.

Voters cards have been received by us and action will be taken deliver them through Post Offices, he said.

He further said that it is compulsory that the candidates who will visit homes for canvassing should follow health Procedures.