Sri Lanka presidential election: Voting concluded, over 80% voter turnout recorded

Nov 16, 2019, 09.45 PM(IST)
Sri Lankans began voting on Saturday for a new president in what could mark a comeback for the Rajapaksa clan, lauded by supporters for crushing the Tamil Tigers but condemned by critics for war crimes, corruption and cosying up to China. Finally, Voting has been concluded and over 80% voter turnout recorded. WION also exclusively spoke to G. Parthasarathy, Political Analyst from New Delhi for more clarity on this.