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General Elections to be held on Jan. 5

9 November 2018 11:10 pm - 13     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


The extraordinary gazette notice had been issued with respect to holding the General Elections and accordingly it would be held on January 5, 2019, UPFA MP Lakshman Yapa Abeywardena said.

Speaking to the Daily Mirror, he said the first meeting of the new Parliament would be held on January 17, 2019.  

“The nominations would be tendered from November 9 to 26,” Lakshman Yapa said.

He said the President has dissolved Parliament under the Constitutional powers vested in him under article 33 (2) C of the Constitution. 


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  Comments - 13

  • Max Friday, 09 November 2018 11:23 PM

    Wish a stable and powerful govt that is not dancing to the tune of west and ltte diaspora, under MR and MS

    acn Friday, 09 November 2018 11:35 PM

    It won't listen to you either. Get ready for some hard times

    vasaliya Saturday, 10 November 2018 12:14 AM

    We will decisively defeat MS and MR for Good!!!!!

    Easy-E Monday, 12 November 2018 10:45 AM

    Well said Max!

    Chryshan K Friday, 09 November 2018 11:46 PM

    We need a govt with a set of ministers that cannot be bought by rogues like MR and the clan. This will back fire soon and MS and MR will be history. I am sure Karu will lead with Sajith.

    Andy Saturday, 10 November 2018 12:52 AM

    Ohhh, RW already dropped. Another $100M on the way from western embassies.

    GH Friday, 09 November 2018 11:56 PM

    Good move and no hullabaloo.

    satha Saturday, 10 November 2018 12:22 AM

    you are not election commisoner

    FCG Saturday, 10 November 2018 12:35 AM

    We can only dream...i dream of a govt. Minus RW, MR and MS. I dream of a new, young, honest cabinet that works towards the development of our lovely nation. And I dream of seeing all the politician thieves, murderers and rapists behind bars lll

    Anura Botheju, Saturday, 10 November 2018 10:59 AM

    They have feared to the international, That's what They Dissolved The Parliament. M, Fs

    billa Saturday, 10 November 2018 11:27 PM

    will incite masses to shoot and kill dirty politicians

    Aquarius Saturday, 10 November 2018 12:48 PM

    These politicians work to fatten their pockets and not serve the people who elect them. This can be the opportunity to change our future and the future of the country by sending these money grabbers home and electing some decent educated people who will have the country's interest at heart.

    billa Saturday, 10 November 2018 11:25 PM

    thakkita thare, democracy hurray, freedom of speechwashe

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