Monitors to be allowed to observe counting in April poll

[TamilNet, Saturday, 27 March 2010, 05:25 GMT]
The Commissioner of Elections Dayananda Dissanayake Friday announced that election monitors would be allowed to be present and supervise counting in counting centres in the forthcoming general election. He made this announcement at a conference he had with representatives of political parties Friday in his Election Secretariat in Rajagiriya. One member from each monitoring group would be allowed to be present in each counting centre, he added.

Meanwhile, Inspector General of Police (IGP) Mahinda Balasuriya assured at the discussion that all election cut-outs and posters would be removed from public places by April 1.


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