Feb 25, 2018

List of elected members to be gazetted on March 02 Featured

The list of the members elected and appointed to local government bodies following the recent election will be gazetted on March 02, said election commission chairman Mahinda Deshapriya.

At the polls, 535 female candidates, or 10 per cent, have been elected.

That is an increase from the previous 1.9 pc of women representation in LG bodies, said Deshapriya.

Maharagama urban council will have 18 female members.

Of the 5,075 elected members, 4,540 are men.

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