Over 400,000 persons might lose opportunity to vote

caffe logo 1images (1)It is learnt that over 400,000 persons island wide could lose the opportunity to lose their chance to exercise their franchise at the next national election.

The Campaign for Free and Fair Elections (CaFFE) says that there are hundreds of thousands of people island wide without a valid ID.

CaFFE Executive Director, Keerthi Tennakoon said people could therefore lose the chance to vote at the next national election. 

He observed that a mobile programme will be held on the 29th of this month to issue national ID cards to people who do not have them.

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Over 400,000 persons might lose opportunity to vote

Lanka News Web on Saturday, 15 November 2014 06:26

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It is learnt that over 400,000 persons island wide could lose the opportunity to lose their chance to exercise their franchise at the next national election.

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