Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) today said it would file legal action against the Commissioner of Elections if he announced a Presidential Election as anticipated next month,
JVP Propaganda Secretary Vijitha Herath told a media briefing that his party would take legal action making the Commissioner of Elections as a respondent if the government declared a Presidential Election.
Mr. Herath said his party had already informed this to the polls chief, when a delegation from his party met him recently.
He said holding a snap Presidential Election and the incumbent President going in for a third term were both illegal.
Also, the JVP MP said his party would do its utmost to defeat the incumbent President if he contested for the third time in the event a Presidential Election was held.(Yohan Perera)