File 7-16 - [Local government elections and new village councils]

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CA UTSC 014-S2-SS1-7-16

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[Local government elections and new village councils]

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  • 1963-1965 (Creation)

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1 file of textual records

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File includes records related to the local government elections and the newly formed village councils. Includes meeting invitations, letters, a hand drawn map, The Ceylon Government Gazette (December 1963), lists of candidates and nominations, and party symbols. Also includes a letter from E. I. Ponniah regarding Kalmunai town electorate, its formation, a detailed overview of the area, and political representation issues of the Saandar caste in local government. Also includes a letter from the Chairman of the Mallikaitivu Village Council detailing the splitting of the existing village council to create two new village councils, Seruwila and Dehiwatte, and the impact of the split.

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Original folder number is 70

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  • Tamil
  • English

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