Provincial Councils to be dissolved

2012-06-27 06:50:18

The North Central, Sabaragamuwa and Eastern Provinces are to be dissolved; midnight today, highly placed government officials said. Governors of the three provinces have placed their signatures on the gazette notification effecting the dissolution the source said.

The period of office of the Sabaragamuwa PC was to come to an end on September 10th of  2013 as the council met for the first time on 11th September 2008 after the election was held on 2008 April 10th.

Elections for Sabaragamuwa and the North-Central PCs were held on 2008 May 21st. Period of office of Sabaragamuwa PC was to come to an end on 2013 September 10th as the council met for the first time on 11 September 2008.

Office of the North-Central was scheduled to be vacated on 17th September 2013 as the Council met first on 2008, September 18.

Meanwhile, W.R.L.M.Ratnayaka, deputy elections Commissioner said the elections Secretariat will declare the date of nomination after 7 days of dissolution of the PCs.
27.06.12 ( Sandun. A. Jayasekara)

  Comments - 10

  • Kondeybendapucheena Wednesday, 27 June 2012 07:12

    OMG yet another election ,Let s dissolved for we need this white elephant any more

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    Duchee Wednesday, 27 June 2012 07:27

    grow up dear.. Franchise is one of the two ways that can exercise sovereignty individually. other one is fundamental rights, don't insult it. we have only one status, it is a citizen of SL.

    Reply : 42       21

    RamUK Wednesday, 27 June 2012 07:12

    disolve eastern council no election for north since 2009 you expect us ( Tamils and West Countries) to belive you are working towards peace or piece...

    Reply : 58       55

    ratnam Wednesday, 27 June 2012 16:12

    Ram my boy you are a British citizen as such dont talk about US get involved in Cameron and Legg thats where your interest should .You got Asylum in the UK now be a good citizen

    Reply : 15       10

    Jawfer Wednesday, 27 June 2012 07:49

    This is the time to people react and select good candidates with dignity, after doing wrong, do not try to cry for mistakes you have done.

    Reply : 5       65

    Dayan Wednesday, 27 June 2012 15:26

    You must be joking as we are a proud NATION of electing corrupted politicians since 48

    Reply : 5       13

    rajkhan Wednesday, 27 June 2012 16:08

    Is this the need of the hour? The going to spend a colossal amount to consolidate power using maximum man and machinery.Why don't they feed the people instead.

    Reply : 6       10

    R.Francis Wednesday, 27 June 2012 16:45

    A waste of money. What can the Govt. do to end the suffering of the farmers with this severe drought? This is one man's ego trip.

    Reply : 4       14

    junior citizen Thursday, 28 June 2012 02:32

    opposition, now stop useless rhetoric; get going ,this is an opportunity to teach them a lesson-you should not be inactive and impotent that is the problem

    Reply : 1       6

    Al Rasa Thursday, 28 June 2012 03:32

    Clear victory to UPFA

    Reply : 5       3

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