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NPC elections first, Wayamba and Central PCs later

15 May 2013 03:32 am - 2     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


Sources close to the government informed that elections to the Central and Wayamba provincial councils are likely to be postponed.

The government is planning to hold the Northern Provincial Council elections in early September and to conduct the polls for the Central and Wayamba Provincial councils later in the same month.

However, senior government members had advocated to the President to have the Northern Provincial Council elections in September and the elections for the other two councils to be held later. Accordingly, the NPC elections would be held in early September this year and followed later for the other two councils.

The official announcement by President Mahinda Rajapaksa regarding the holding of Northern Provincial Council elections is expected to be sent to the Elections  Commissioner by the end of next month. (Ajantha Kumara Agalakada)

  Comments - 2

  • dias Wednesday, 15 May 2013 05:06 AM

    Why these scatted Election Please hold elections on one day. this is again Corruptions and Waste.

    meenavan Wednesday, 15 May 2013 05:23 AM

    Holding election different dates...wasting of public money and lead to corruptions,malpractice.....poor innocent people bear the burden

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