Tamils in Sri Lanka to elect first ever Provincial Council next year

[ PTI ] - [ Oct 05, 2012 10:21:09 GMT ]

The war-affected ethnic Tamils would be able to elect their first Provincial Council of the northern region by September next year when the Sri Lankan government holds the first ever local polls. The government’s plan to hold the first elections at the provincial level post-war is seen as a first step towards achieving a political solution to the ethnic Tamil question. [ full story ]

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