The ruling Congress-NCP coalition
candidates were elected unopposed in three out of the 11
constituencies where biennial elections to the Maharashtra
Legislative Council are scheduled to be held on November 27.
In the first post-war elections in Sri Lanka after the defeat of the LTTE, a pro-Tiger party on Sunday won the municipal poll in Vavuniya, an indication that the separatists still attract popular support, even as President Mahinda Rajapaksa`s coalition won Jaffna local elections.