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* Sri Lanka main opposition to hold over 1500 election meetings in Uva Province
Sun, Aug 10, 2014, 07:00 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Aug 10, Colombo: Sri Lanka's main opposition United National Party (UNP) has organized over 1,500 meetings and rallies in Badulla and Moneragala districts aiming to win the Uva Provincial Council election, party's media spokesman MP Gayantha Karunathilaka said.

The election campaign will officially be started after the religious observances held at Mahiyangana ancient temple on August 16 and Kataragama Kiri Vehera temple on August 17.

According to the spokesman, 700 pocket meetings will be held in Badulla district and 800 such meetings will be held in Moneragala district.

In addition to the pocket meetings, a number of major rallies have been organized in main towns in the Uva Province. Opposition Leader Ranil Wickremasinghe is scheduled to address these meetings.

Karunathilaka said that parliamentarians, Provincial Councilors and local government members have been assigned to all the electorates of the Province to organize a successful election campaign.

A national election committee has been appointed under the chairmanship of UNP leadership council chairman Karu Jayasuriya.

Hambantota district MP Sajith Premadasa is also a member of this committee and sources say that he has also pledged fullest corporation in the campaign.

Karunathilaka said that UNP has fully mobilized the party machine for the Uva Provincial Council election which is being held before a major national election.

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