Nov 25, 2017

Nominations to be called from areas without legal impediment

The Elections Commission has notified all Returning Officers to call for nominations from 93 Local Government institutions that have no legal complications.

This decision was taken subsequent to a discussion held at the Election Secretariat today (25), said it’s Chairman Mahinda Deshapriya. 

This discussion took place at the Election Secretariat in Rajagiriya between the Election Commissioner and his officials, while the announcement was made at a press briefing convened by the Election Commissioner Mahinda Deshapriya.

Accordingly, nominations will be called for 93 LG institutions from November 27 to December 14.

Meanwhile, expressing his views the Election Commissioner said delaying the elections to enable the holding of elections on the same day was damaging the people’s democratic rights.