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SLC election: Election to go ahead after parties agreed on a settlement

20 February 2019 01:34 pm - 4     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

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Sri Lanka Cricket election will be held tomorrow as scheduled after all parties came to an amicable settlement before the Court of Appeal. Accordingly Mohan de Silva and Ravin Wickremaratne were allowed to contest for posts other than they were disqualified by the Appeal’s Advisory Committee.

Accordingly Mohan de Silva, whose nominations for the post of president rejected, will contest for the post of secretary while Wickremaratne can contest either for post of vice president or assistan secretary. His nominations for the post of assistant treasurer was challenged and was rejected by Appeal’s Advisory Committee.

The cases were filed before the Court of Appeal by de Silva and Wickremaratne challenging Appeal’s Advisory Committee’s decision to reject their nominations. Jayantha Dharmadasa’s nominations was challenged by Shammi Silva but was allowed to contest.

This means Jayantha Dharmadasa and Shammil Silva will contest for the post of president while Mohan de Silva and Nishantha Ranatunga will contest the post of secretary. The election will be held today at the Sports Ministry Auditorium.

The cases will be taken up again on March 21.

  Comments - 4

  • Raj Wednesday, 20 February 2019 10:07 PM

    Same old crooks...

    Ram Perera Thursday, 21 February 2019 01:03 AM

    Why the court allowed the settlement is a mystery. Allowing this agreement the Advisory Committee has become a nullity

    Cluless Thursday, 21 February 2019 01:53 AM

    crooks still there?

    SAM Thursday, 21 February 2019 10:06 AM

    What is the status of all the inquiries and said so losses, frauds, match fixing, and deals?


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