After the regime change, the Local Government Elections for Local Government Bodies are being held at the same time countrywide and amidst great expectations.
Voting started at 7.00 a.m today and will last till 4.00 p.m. in the evening.
As this election is supposed to decide the destiny of the Government Parties as well as the public have given importance to this election. It is expected that all results will be announced before mid- night.
828, 864 voters will vote at 997 voting centres in the Northern Province.
It is notable that the elections for Puthukudiyiruppu and Karaithuraipattu Pradeshiya Sabais are being held today, after a lapse of 40 years. The elections for these PSs were held last in 1970, said Election Commissioner.