Tuesday, September 24, 2013

An analysis of Northern Provincial Council Elections

Northern Provincial Council elections were held on 21st of September 2013 in five districts (Jaffna, Mannar, and Vavuniya), including the former war zones of Kilinochchi and Mullaithivu. Voters in larger numbers, gathered at the polling stations, at the early hours to cast their precious votes. I have been covering the election campaign trail, and elections very closely from the North of Sri Lanka.

On today’s program, we look at the political context in which the Northern Provincial election took place. Jiselle Hanna speaks with DushiYanthini Pillai, an award winning journalist in Sri Lanka and a Tamil. See more at http://www.3cr.org.au/accentofwomen/podcast/accent-women-24092013

Please click http://podcast.3cr.org.au/pod/3CRCast-2013-09-24-62059.mp3 to listen to the interview in full.

COURTESY: 3cr, Australian Community Radio


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