Lankapage Logo Recent Top Stories
CP 14 YEARS
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to LankaPage.com

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* Sri Lanka's Elections Commissioner seeks IGP's assistance to curb election related violence
Sat, Mar 15, 2014, 01:29 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Mar 15, Colombo: Election Commissioner of Sri Lanka, Mahinda Deshapriya has requested the Inspector General of Police (IGP) N. K. Ilangakoon to provide assistance to address election violence in the Western and Southern Provinces during the election period.

Deshapriya has told English daily that party leaders had expressed concern over the increasing number of violent incidents reported during campaigning.

He has said that party leaders were assured that immediate action would be taken to put an end to such incidents.

The Elections Commissioner has requested the IGP to provide additional security personnel to be posted to violence prone areas.

It is learnt that the Kesbewa electorate is leading in the number of complaints of election law violations.

The Elections Commissioner has however expressed hope that the situation would calm down in a few days.

ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Sri Lanka arrests Chinese national for attempting to smuggle birds' nests
-- [5 hours ago]
Sri Lankan President welcomes Chinese President at BIA
-- [5 hours ago]
Sri Lanka main opposition welcomes Chinese President's visit
-- [6 hours ago]
Sri Lanka committed to full implementation of 13th Amendment, India says
India has non-diplomatic direct channels with Sri Lanka to tackle spying issue
Asian-Pacific Postal Union Executive Council meeting begins in Sri Lanka
British company Gemfields to mine sapphires in Sri Lanka
Nigerian lawmaker charges Sri Lankan airport authorities of harassing Nigerian family
Traffic restriction in Sri Lankan capital tomorrow due to Chinese President's arrival
Sri Lanka-China to negotiate on FTA during Chinese President's visit

Copyright © 2000, 2014 by LankaPage.com (LLC) :
The news and other contents on ColomboPage are copyrighted property of LankaPage.com, LLC. Any unauthorized use of any information on ColomboPage may constitute a violation of copyright laws. You need written permission to reproduce, republish, post, transmit, broadcast or distribute, material from this site from LankaPage.com, LLC. However, news organizations or broadcasters in Sri Lanka may republish the news items in ColomboPage with proper acknowledgment to ColomboPage.