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 main opposition party candidates clash in Moneragala
Thu, Sep 4, 2014, 05:42 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Sept 04, Colombo: Two groups of Sri Lanka main opposition United National Party (UNP) campaigning for Uva Provincial Council elections clashed in Moneragala district yesterday.

The groups were the supporters of UNP candidates Tissa Kuttiarachchi and Sampath Jayasuriya. This is the first clash reported among the same party candidates at this election.

Sampath Jayasuriya's 28-year-old son was admitted to the hospital with cut injuries in his arm and shoulder. A supporter of the other candidate has also been admitted to the hospital.

Rohana Hettiarachchi, the spokesman of the election monitoring organization, Peoples' Action for Free and Fair Elections (PAFFREL) , said today that the number of complaints regarding election violence is high in Moneragala district than in Badulla district of the Uva Province.

He also demanded the police chief to arm the police officers on duty so that the police officers can act against violence.

ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Finance Minister is not harassed by the IMF - Deputy Minister
-- [7 hours ago]
Five army personnel remanded over killing of two civilians in Achchuveli
-- [9 hours ago]
Sri Lanka Finance Ministry says the new VAT amendment eliminates hidden payments in existing system
-- [9 hours ago]
Lack of drinking water in several districts of Sri Lanka due to drought
Court issues notice to former minister Tissa Attanayake
Sri Lanka court to decide on international warrant for former diplomat
Sri Lanka to host Intex sourcing show for South Asia in November
U.S. supports to promote Public-Private Partnerships in Sri Lanka
Czech President and Foreign Minister to visit Sri Lanka separately next year
Iranian attempting to smuggle hashish to Sri Lanka arrested in Nepal

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.