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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2862

UPFA will take control of EPC

Sunil C. Perera and Chithralal Jayasinghe

Colombo, 11 May, ( Political analyst say the United People Freedom Party will take control of Eastern Provincial Council.

The reason is they got the huge lead in Batticaloa. The lead was 47,739 votes. In Batticaloa UPFA secured 105,341 votes while UNP secured 58,602.

UPFA lost Trincomalee.

The difference is nearly 10,500 votes. This result indicates Mr.Pillayan will be assumed duties as the Chief Minister of the Provincial Council.

Trincomalee district final results

UNP- 70858- number of seats 5
UPFA 59298 - number of seats 4
JVP -4266 - Number of seats -1

Batticolao district final results

UPFA-105341- number of seats 6
UNP - 58602- number of seats 4
TDNA-7714 - number of seats 1

Awaits for Ampara district results.

- Asian Tribune -

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