News 1st’s “Think Again” teams commence initiative; Kandy, Puttalam, Jaffna among areas visited

News 1st’s “Think Again” teams commence initiative; Kandy, Puttalam, Jaffna among areas visited

News 1st’s “Think Again” teams commence initiative; Kandy, Puttalam, Jaffna among areas visited

Written by Staff Writer

18 Jun, 2016 | 9:04 pm

Is your public representative living up to the value of your vote?

The News 1st Think Again campaign, a public service initiative which gives the people an opportunity to reflect and speak out on their choice of public representatives, got underway in the Kandy, Puttalam and Jaffna Districts today.

The Kandy District team commenced their journey at the Central Market in the Kandy town on Saturday, June 18.

The response of the public to the question, “Is your public representative living up to your expectations?” was recorded using modern technology.The News 1st team visited Mahaiiyawa, Thiththawela and Hanthana and met with the people.

The Think Again team also distributed leaflets and stickers among the public.A second team in the Kandy district visited Ampitiya, Thalathuoua, Marassana and Athulgama.

The Think Again team in the Puttalam District visited Puttalam and Chilaw today. The team met with people in several villages including Nindaniya, Oriyakulam, Hathe Kanuwa, Egodapitiya, Nelumwewa, Rajavigama and Siyambalagaswewa.

A second team commenced their journey after receiving blessings at the Sri Rathnagiri Raja Maha Viharaya in Nalladarankattuwa.

The team visited villages including Nalladarankattuwa, Anavilundawa, Muthupanthiya and Buttaluoya.

The Think Again campaign in the Jaffna District, commenced at Point Pedro.

The Jaffna District team visited several areas in the district including Nelliadi, Achchuveli, Kankesanthurai, Madagal, Ilawale and Chunnakkam.

A second team visited Kayts, Velanei, Chavakachcheri, Kachchai, Kodikamam and Mirisuvil.

You can join the Think Again campaign via social media too using the hashtag #ValueTheVote.

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