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The Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna wins the local government election

The Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna has won all local government bodies in the districts of Anuradhapura, Puttalam, Gampaha, Kegalle, Ratnapura, Moneragala, Galle, Kurunegala and Matara. The United National Party has secured the local bodies of Colombo, Kandy, Kurunegala, Matale, Nuwara Eliya, Hatton, Hambantota, Badulla and Wattala, Negombo, Kolonnawa, Kuliyapitiya, Passara and Lunugala Pradeshiya Sabhas and Panadura urban council. Independent groups supporting the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna have won Thirappane, Maharagama, Mahiyangana local government bodies. In Matale district, the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna has won all local government bodies excepting Matale urban council. So is in Gampaha district save for Wattala and Negombo urban councils and in Kalutara district excepting Panadura urban council. The Sri Lanka Freedom Party has won Polonnaruwa urban council, Thamankaduwa Pradeshiya Sabha and Akkarapattu. The TNA has won all local government bodies in Jaffna district. The Sri Lanka Muslim Congress has won Muttur Pradeshiya Sabha.