Thursday, 09 July 2015 - 8:29
2 political parties hand over nominations: 85 independent groups also place deposits
Today is the 4th day of receiving nominations.
85 independent groups have deposited bonds by yesterday while two parties and one independent group have handed over nominations.
Deputy Election Commissioner M.M. Mohammad told our news team that nominations would not be accepted on Saturday and Sunday, therefore receiving nominations would conclude at 2pm on July 13th.
The Election Secretariat stated that postal voting would be held on August 5th and 6th.
An additional date on August 3rd has been allocated for school teachers to cast their postal votes.
Executive Director of PAFFERAL Rohana Hettiarachi states that they have received 20 election related complaints so far.
Meanwhile, Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa has signed the nomination papers to contest Parliamentary elections from the Kurunegala District.