The ruling United People’s Freedom Alliance (UPFA) won the Uva Provincial Council elections securing the highest number of votes in the two districts during yesterday’s elections.
Bandarawela Mayor Chaminda Wijesiri, who was reportedly assaulted by a UPFA parliamentarian at the Bandarawela police station, is seen at the Diyathalawa hospital before transferring to the Badulla Hospital. Pix by Pradeep Pathirana
People are seen queuing to cast their vote at the Uva provincial Council Election which is being held today. Pix by Palitha Ariyawansha
Ballot boxes for the Uva Provincial Council election which is to be held tomorrow were issued to senior presiding officers at polling stations in Badulla and Moneragala districts under strict police security. Pix by Prasanna Padmasiri Bandara
Students of the Visual and Performing Arts University yesterday staged a protest in front of the University premises demanding the authorities to solve their educational issues including the increment of their Mahapola scholarship fee to Rs.5,000. Pix by Pradeep Dilrukshana
The footage taken yesterday from a surveillance security camera of a nearby building shows the Hummer vehicle being driven killing one and injuring more than 25 people in Bandarawela, where UPFA Provincial Council Candidate Senthil Thondaman was also injured. ►►►
Golden Key Investors today staged a protest outside the Hulftsdorp Court Complex demanding justice to be served to them. They complained Golden Key administration was enjoying privileges while depositors were suffering. Pix by Kithsiri De Mel
The 118th birth anniversary of the late President J.R. Jayewardene was held at the J.R. Jayewardene Centre Auditorium this evening. The official website of J.R Jayewardene and his Century Reminiscence were launched at the event. Pix by Pradeep Dilrukshana
The 150th birth anniversary commemoration of Srimath Anagarika Dharmapala was held today at the Independence Hall with the participation of President Mahinda Rajapaksa. He is seen paying homage to the statue of Anagarika Dharmapala at the Independence Hall. Pix by Kushan Pathiraja.
United National Party (UNP) final election rally was held at Bandarawela last night with the participation of several UNP parliamentarians. Pix by Pradeep Pathirana
The United National Party’s 68th Anniversary was held in Passara this evening. Picture shows party leaders led by UNP’s National Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe during the event. Pix by Pradeep Pathirana
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