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Propaganda and canvassing of the LG polls end today.

The election propaganda activities will end from midnight today. The final election propaganda rally of the UPFA will be held in Polonnaruwa today under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena. The final rally of the UNP will be held in Grand Pass under the patronage of Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe. Final rally of Sri Lanka Podu Jana Peramuna has been organized in Kurunegala under the patronage of Mahinda Rajapakse. TheJVP holds its final rally in Maharagama.
The election commission says this election is the most peaceful election compared to the elections held recently.
The voting of the LG polls will be held on Saturday. 43 political parties and 222 independent groups have fielded over 57,250 candidates to this election. 8,356 councillors will be elected to the 24 municipal councils, 41 urban councils and 276 pradesheeya Sabahas by this poll.