Jan 8, fixed to hold the election

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Elections commissioner Mahinda Deshapriya said the decision to hold the presidential election on January 8 would not be changed because of the inclement weather condition experienced in the country.


“No candidate, their representative or lawyers had complained or requested in this regard to the department,” he said.

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  • lankan_boi Sunday, 28 December 2014 11:48 PM

    mahinda believe in numerology. 8 is his lucky number.. look at the previous election dates. all fall in number 8. jan 8 2015 is even better.. front number is 8 and total number is 8 as well.. they will never change the date.

    TONY Sunday, 28 December 2014 11:51 PM

    WHY DO YOU SAY THAT THERE WAS NO COMPLAINTS. WE SAY ON TV A MONK CALLING OVER TO COMPLAINT. HOWEVER, CANT YOU DECIDE. IF THE PRESIDENT ASK YOU TO POSTPONE YOU WILL THEN DO IT WONT YOU

    Waco Monday, 29 December 2014 01:39 AM

    Will the floods subcide by then?

    Waco Monday, 29 December 2014 01:49 AM

    Appoint Army, Air Force, or Navy Officers as Co-Ordinating Officers to each District, to maintain the Law and Order in the Country.

    Appuhami Monday, 29 December 2014 04:53 AM

    Can a normal man exoect a change of date of polling from this timid commissioner?

    ANTON Monday, 29 December 2014 07:33 AM

    YEP.........ASTROLOGERS PREDICTIONS ARE MORE IMPORTANT THAN NATURAL DISASTERS.

    premalal Monday, 29 December 2014 07:35 AM

    20 percent of the population displaced. Does it matter?

    ARROW Monday, 29 December 2014 08:18 AM

    Ayyo Sumanadasa!! He will not approve postponement of election

    mohan Monday, 29 December 2014 09:38 AM

    astrologist said to contest on 8th , it cannot be changed -MR

    demel Monday, 29 December 2014 10:30 AM

    yes exactly. via DM Android App


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