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General election Posters, cut-outs banned for campaigning

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  • We are ready to hold the general election when it is declared by the President



By Ajithlal Shanthaudaya  

Displaying posters and cut-outs during the election campaign has been banned and legal action will be taken against those who do so, Election Commission Chairman Mahinda Deshapriya said yesterday. 

He told the media that the candidates should organise door to door visits to canvass for votes and said individuals from different political parties have requested him to inform electronic and printed media institutions to reduce election advertising rates during for the upcoming general election.  

The chairman said the EC was ready to hold the general election when the current parliament was dissolved and the election declared.  



  • Carry out door to door campaigning