41 percent polling cards remain undelivered in Jaffna electorate

[TamilNet, Saturday, 03 April 2010, 17:29 GMT]
Only 4, 27,164 (59%) polling cards of the total 7,21,359 polling cards of Jaffna electorate which consists of the districts of Jaffna and Ki’linochchi have been delivered to voters through post offices, Jaffna Government Agent (GA) said in a press meet held in Jaffna Secretariat Saturday. However, arrangements have been made for them to get their polling cards until 4:00 p.m on the voting day, he added. Steps have been taken to transport the uprooted Vanni voters held in Vavuniyaa detention centres from 8:00 a.m to 10:00 a.m to vote in the cluster voting booths on the election day, the GA informed on being reminded that there were allegations that the voters in the detention centres were not transported to vote in the last Presidential election.

The cluster voting booths for the voters in Vavuniyaa detention centres are to be set up in Paranthan Hindu Mahaa Viththialayam, Ki’linochchi Central College and Pazhai Central College.

Meanwhile, the polling cards for persons uprooted from their places due to Sri Lanka Army (SLA) High Security Zone (HSZ) in Valikaamam North will be delivered from the Kaangkeasanththurai temporary post office located in Maruthnaamadam, the GA informed.

Similarly, steps have been taken to deliver the polling cards of persons uprooted from Vadamaraadchi East from Kudaththanai post office.

 

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