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13 March 2011 04:37 pm - 8     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


All schools in the country will be closed on March 16 and 17 due to the local government election, officials said.  Besides, the schools to be used as counting centres will be closed from Monday till March 18.

Deputy Commissioner of Elections W. Sumanasiri told Daily Mirror today that teachers had been selected for election duty, and therefore this decision was taken to.

The Election Commissioner’s decision was communicated to the Education Ministry last week. (KB)

  Comments - 8

  • MagodisThuma Monday, 14 March 2011 01:06 AM

    Dear " Politricos "...leave us alone & let us study !.

    SriLankan Monday, 14 March 2011 01:38 AM

    Is it all schools? or Schools uin those areas ?
    Why Colombo,DMCC, Moratuwa , Knady Etc.?

    JJK Monday, 14 March 2011 03:09 AM

    close the bloody thing permanantly god sake

    JJK Monday, 14 March 2011 03:10 AM

    then go to uni do the politics better study the real politics

    Gz Monday, 14 March 2011 03:30 AM

    because of this worthless nonsense our kids have to suffer

    Labby Monday, 14 March 2011 06:38 AM

    During the last presidential elections the office of the commissioner of elections also was closed.

    I Hussein Monday, 14 March 2011 07:16 AM

    Yeah you right but it was open for some right?

    GanjaRabbit Monday, 14 March 2011 07:49 AM

    No doubt the school children love it.

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