• 164 election related complaints - Police are blind to vehicles with garage number plates in Kataragama 55 attacks on party offices - UNP office in Buttala attacked
    The election office of opposition leader of Buttala pradesheeya sabha and United National Party (UNP) Moneragala district provincial council candidate Wijesinghe Herath Mudiyanselage Dharmasena has been attacked in the early hours of today (September 2.) With this incident the number of attacked election offices of the opposition parties have reached 55. Although there are over 200 legal and illegal election offices of United Peoples Freedom Alliance (UPFA) in Moneragala,.
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  • Illegal recruitment at Survey Department - CaFFE writes to EC
    Campaign for Free and Fair Elections (CaFFE) has learnt that the Survey Department has sent letters to over 300 persons, most of them from Uva province, asking them to come for interviews for the post of trainee surveyor between September 2 and 3 at the Survey Department head office. This is a violation of election laws as recruitments, transfers and promotions of government servants are prohibited during the election period.
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  • Elections Commissioner Asks For Police Protection
    Elections Commissioner Mahinda Deshapriya has requested the Inspector General of Police to increase the security in areas where election violence has been reported, deploying the Special Task Force if necessary. He has taken this step after taking the recent complaints about elections violence into consideration. During the past few days, a number of elections law violations such as arson attacks on party offices and assaulting and threatening of rival supporters were reported from the Uva
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  • Gunmen terrorize Moneragala again
    Gunmen travelling in Defender Jeeps once again terrorized parts of Moneragala district last night when they attacked Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) supporters in two separate occasions. Two persons have been wounded when the supporters of Badalkumbura pradesheeya sabha deputy chairman attempted to assault members of Janatha Vimukthi Permuna (JVP) who were preparing the stage for an election meeting which will be conducted today with the participation of JVP leader Anura Kumara Dissanayake.
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  • UNP, JVP and DP Moneragala election offices attacked
    Opposition supporters intimidated by gunmen in Bibile – 13 UNP, 4 JVP and 1 DP offices destroyed Opposition candidates, supporters and the general public in Moneragala district now fear for their lives as armed groups attacked 18 opposition election offices in the last 24 hours said Campaign for Free and Fair Elections (CaFFE). This was especially true in Bibile police area as armed groups carried out a series of attacked for over six hours starting from the dawn of August 24th.
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Breaking news
  • Badulla heats up - UNP office in Uva Paranagama attacked : Vegetable shop an three wheeler destroyed 2014-08-22 10:56
  • To vote at least get temporary ID 2014-08-19 15:01
  • 10,000 officers for Uva election duties 2014-08-19 15:00
  • Uva PC to be dissolved tonight 2014-07-11 23:57
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 Govt. deploys thugs to create panic in Monaragala – JVP
Govt. deploys thugs to create panic in Monaragala – JVP
2014-08-28
The government, unable to bear a certain defeat at the Uva PC election, is deploying thugs to create
 UPFA slam police on Badalkumbura
UPFA slam police on Badalkumbura
2014-08-28
PremajayanthaThe ruling United People’s Freedom Alliance (UPFA) today accused the police of failing
Things get ugly in Uva
Things get ugly in Uva
2014-08-28
Polls related violence is nothing new in Sri Lanka. It has become almost the new norm, the expected
JVP calls for election law reforms to paste posters
JVP calls for election law reforms to paste posters
2014-08-28
The JVP yesterday said that the present election laws would have to be updated to bring them in lin
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The leader of the People’s Movement for a Just Society the Venerable Maduluwawe Sobhitha thero today
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Amidst intense speculation that Sajith Premadasa would be re-appointed Deputy Leader of the UNP, Ch
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UPFA Kalurata District Parliamentarian Vidura Wickramanayaka criticized the ‘monstrous’ cabinet.....
Incidents - Pre-election Period
Aug-11 2013 - Aug-15 2013
Badulla District
Assaults 7
Election law violations 25
   
Total 32
   
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Moneragala District
Assaults 44
Election law violations 70
   
Total 114
   
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