Jaffna IDP voters can vote in Colombo

[TamilNet, Sunday, 06 December 2009, 02:39 GMT]
Registered voters of Jaffna Electoral District who are displaced and living temporarily in and around Colombo can apply to the Department of Elections to cast their votes for the Presidential elections at a polling station in the area they are now residing.

There is no need for them to go to Jaffna district to cast their votes, the Commissioner of Elections Mr.Dayananda Dissanayake said.

According to the Commissioner of Elections, the exhibition electoral registers of the Jaffna Electoral district at the Wellawatte post office began on Thursday to enable voters to obtain details for their registration.

Application forms could be obtained from the place where the registers are exhibited, the Commissioner of Elections further said.


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