Presidential poll on Nov. 16

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Election Commission Chairman Mahinda Deshapriya said today the presidential election would be conducted on November 16, 2019.

He said the nominations for the elections would be called for on October 7. There will be a two week-period for nominations. He said cash deposits could be made in view of the elections till noon on October 6 between 9 a.m and 11 a.m.

The Commission took this decision in keeping with the election law. (Kelum Bandara)

  Comments - 18

  • Shan Wednesday, 18 September 2019 07:17 PM

    Make five billion rupees as deposits from each of those corrupt candidates.

    Jude Wednesday, 18 September 2019 07:19 PM

    The dawn of NEW era will start from November 16th !!! Yeah!!!

    Nihal Thursday, 19 September 2019 02:50 AM

    Heh heh hah As usual, I have experience of seven such dawn of NEW era since 1983

    Gyan de Mel Thursday, 19 September 2019 04:30 AM

    Definitely a new start with a new style of Presidency. We can expect a continuation of the excellent work done by this man. He is an "action and no talk" man while others are just "talk only" men. Who can trust?

    lion Thursday, 19 September 2019 06:25 AM

    Jude my friend it is not a new era it will be the continuation of the old era if the president comes from either UNP or Pohottuwa.

    Venom Thursday, 19 September 2019 06:45 AM

    Depends!

    mnsmart Thursday, 19 September 2019 07:58 AM

    Dawn or Down? Voters to decide

    Perumal Thursday, 19 September 2019 08:20 AM

    You mean Nagananda for sure I suppose.

    Hurungeth horu Thursday, 19 September 2019 08:30 AM

    To elect another thief .

    Dallas Thursday, 19 September 2019 04:27 AM

    Vote for UNP if more BOMB BLASTS are required

    BuffaloaCitizen Thursday, 19 September 2019 05:38 AM

    What new era... all crooks... same old shit with new smell. In addition, this foolish citizenry will again vote for these same fellows to come to power and further damage this country.

    cheers Thursday, 19 September 2019 06:46 AM

    This is good for the country to get a leader who is strong and sound to lift the spirits and also fear of terror since 2015 which Yahapalanaya screwed. Gota is the man. However election commissioner we are still watching what happened to PC Elections and you will have to take stern action for not holding it over 1 year which violated the democracy of all sri lankans

    Venom Thursday, 19 September 2019 06:47 AM

    Depends!

    Chux Thursday, 19 September 2019 06:50 AM

    Good luck Sajith

    Chux Thursday, 19 September 2019 06:50 AM

    Good luck Sajith

    Sarath Thursday, 19 September 2019 06:59 AM

    Yes. Dawn of a new era. A fully UNP govt with UNP president!

    ANTON Thursday, 19 September 2019 08:12 AM

    AND THE PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE OF THE UNP IS BELIEVED TO BE SELECTED ON 17 TH NOVEMBER.

    TONY Thursday, 19 September 2019 08:47 AM

    THIS SHOULD MAKE EC HAPPY


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