candidates of the JVP yesterday complained to the Supreme Court that
the Road Development Authority (RDA) had complained to the Tangalle
police that the JVP drew ‘Bell’ symbols and crosses on the roads in
Hambantota District, and thereby impaired the maintenance of the
public highway. But the RDA had failed to complain to the police
about the betel leaf symbols and the crosses painted on the roads in
the same area, in favour of the UPFA Candidates, the JVP said.
The painting of party symbols, has been done in view of the
Provincial Council polls to be held in the Southern province on
October 10, 2009.
The petitioners are the JVP candidates of the Hambantota District.
As a result of the complaint by the RDA, the police have filed a ‘B
report’ in the Magistrate’s Court of Tangalle. The fifteen JVP
candidates have been noticed to appear in Court as suspects.
The action of the RDA and the ...
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to celebrate it. This child was seen yesterday pushing a cart load
of packeted salt in the Pettah to earn a living.
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