Sri Lanka, Aug. 2 -- Campaigning for the 05 August General Election ends at midnight today (02).

The Election Commission says election laws that prohibit any electioneering come into force thereafter.

All police personnel have been instructed by their chief to prevent any violations.

Meanwhile, main political parties are preparing to hold their final campaign meetings today.

The Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna will have its last public meeting from 5.00 pm at the Carlton Home in Tangalle with the participation of its leader prime minister Mahinda Rajapaksa and president Gotabaya Rajapaksa.

The SLPP says its meetings will also take place at Tissamaharama, Ambalantota, Ranna and Weeraketiya.

UNP leader Ranil Wickremesinghe will address th...