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Main political parties in Sri Lanka to hold final election rallies today
Mon, Apr 5, 2010, 08:37 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.
Apr 05, Colombo: Campaigning for Sri Lanka's general election on April 8 will come to end at midnight today (5) and all the major parties have already made arrangements to hold their final rallies today.
The governing United People's Freedom Alliance will wind up its election campaign with a public rally at Middeniya in the Hambantota District with the participation of President Mahinda Rajapaksa this afternoon.
The main opposition United National Party will conclude its election campaign by holding a meeting presided by opposition and UNP Leader Ranil Wickremasinghe at Kosgas Handiya in Colombo 14.
The Democratic National Alliance (DNA) will hold its final election rally at Hulftsdorp in Colombo 12 with the party leaders in attendance. The DNA leader, retired General Sarath Fonseka is detained by the military at the Navy headquarters.
All election campaign activities must be concluded by midnight Monday, Election Department says.
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