Central elections office opened at Batti Hindu college

[TamilNet, Wednesday, 31 March 2004, 16:57 GMT]
The central elections office for the Batticaloa district has been opened at the Batticaloa Hindu College, and the transport division for the elections is operating from there, sources in Batticaloa said.

It has been estimated that 273 vehicles will be needed for the elections in the district and vehicles have been sent from Colombo for the elections. State as well as private vehicles will be used for elections transport, sources at the elections department said.

Meanwhile, the elections department will be responsible for making transport arrangements for the 79,000 voters in the areas not controlled by the Sri Lanka Army. The deputy commissioner of elections in Batticaloa said that buses will be used for this purpose.


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