Jan 09, 2018

Burkhas, sunglasses, helmets, caps not allowed at polling booths Featured

Anyone wearing burkhas, sunglasses, helmets, caps or clothing that cover the face will be banned from entering polling booths at the LG polls, says election commission chairman Mahinda Deshapriya.

Also, proving identity is mandatory to exercise one’s franchise, he says.

Anyone found to be disrupting the duties of polling officers to prove identities will be turned back, he adds.