Tamil Diplomat

Voting begins for General Elections 2015

Voting has begun across the Island of Sri Lanka in the 2015 General Election to elect 196 members of Parliament. The voting is scheduled to end 4 pm.

Additional Elections Commissioner U. Amaradasa said, 15,044,490 voters were eligible to vote on the basis of the 2014 electoral register which was being used at this election. Nearly 200,000 officials will be deployed on election duty while the votes will be counted at the 1,600 centers set up for this purpose.