More than 1000 police officers have been deployed for duty, in view of the Elpitiya Pradeshiya Sabha election, which is to be held tomorrow(11/10/2019).
A special security plan is being implemented at the polling booths and the vote counting centre, whilst mobile patrols will also be carries out.
Representatives of a number of election monitoring missions will be observing the election process.
Our Galle correspondent reports, a peaceful atmosphere prevails in the area, and the Returning Officer of the Galle District: Somarathna Vidanapthirana says, all measures have been put in place to conduct the election.
Voting will take place at 47 polling booths.
Empty ballot boxes were transported to these centres this morning.
The registered number of voters is 53,384.
Voting takes place from 7.00am to 4.00pm tomorrow, and it is mandatory to produce a valid identity card when voting.
155 candidates, representing 5 recognized political places are contesting.
28 councillors will be elected.`