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Thursday, 24 August 2017 - 12:15
UVA defeats 20th Amendment
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Proposed 20th Amendment to the constitution, which will facilitate holding of provincial council elections on the same day was defeated at the Uva Provincial Council today (24).

Our correspondent said 12 councilors voted against the move while only 5 councilors voted in favor of it.

Meanwhile, on Tuesday (22), the North Central Provincial Council passed a resolution passing the proposed amendment.

The motion was passed in a 15-13 vote.

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