Taking COVID-19 spread into consideration, during his tour in various states, a request has been made not to gather more than 200 persons in a big hall.
Ardern cast her vote in her Auckland district Saturday after visiting a market in the heavily Polynesian south Auckland suburb of Otara, where she was thronged by supporters.
Abeywardena was critical of Indian intervention in Sri Lanka's conflict with the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam and had opposed the 1987 Indo-Lanka peace accord then.
Taking to Twitter, the 74-year-old Prime Minister Mahinda thanked the Sri Lankan people for putting their faith in the SLPP and said that the country will not stand disappointed during its tenure.
The counting of ballots was underway at all the 64 counting centres across the country under heavy security.
Newly-elected parliamentarians are discouraged from shaking hands, hugging, or greeting each other in a manner in which they come into physical contact, and they should adopt other forms of greeting.
President Gotabaya Rajapaksa’s goal was securing 150 seats when he called elections six months ahead of schedule.
The election commission has been struggling to make arrangements for a free and fair poll due to the health risks caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
The independent election commission had called the meeting with party representatives in view of the ongoing lockdown caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
The apex court deferred the hearing after it was apprised that one of the co-petitioners in the case has not been permitted by the Registry to argue in person.
Prime Minister Leo Varadkar's incumbent Fine Gael party, their centre-right rivals Fianna Fail and left-wingers Sinn Fein all received 22 per cent of first preference votes.
The team will interact with party workers and residents and submit a report to the Congress President later this week.
Dwivedi said that only 2 to 3 per cent of EVMs developed technical glitches during polling, which were rectified promptly.
Elected from Aruku seat, Madhavi is also one of the poorest members of the Lower House with declared assets worth a little over Rs 2 lakh.
Though he believes in constructive cooperation with the Centre, the Odisha Chief Minister refused to accept that the BJP has made any significant inroads into the state.