UPFA election campaign in top gear
The UPFA election campaign in Trincomalee is in top gear with house
to house propaganda and pocket meetings being the order of the day said
the campaign organiser for the district Minister John Senevirathne
The Trincomalee district consists of three polling divisions namely
Trincomalee, Serunuwara and Muttur and also it includes two Muncipal
Councils, 11 Pradeshiya Sabha's and 244 Grama Niladhari divisions.
According to Minister Senevirathne top Government Ministers have been
appointed to spearhead the campaign in Trinco with Minister Felix Perera
leading the Trinco MC and Western Province Governor appointed to handle
affairs in the Kinniya MC.
Trincomalee houses a total of 242,390 eligible voters and Authorities
have set up 266 polling centres to cater to them.
According to Minister Senevirathne the UPFA has planned a house to
house campaign for one week from today which would be followed by
several pocket meetings where the main focus would be to make the public
aware of plans for development and peace.
Several other top Government Ministers have been appointed to
spearhead the UPFA political campaign in Trincomalee by assigning them
to man the 11 PS divisions.
Meanwhile, in the midst of this hectic campaigning day to day
activities are continuing unabated and according to Police, incidents of
election related violence is low.
But according to sources, all arrangements have been made to ensure a
free and fair poll with an elaborate security arrangement to cover the