UPDATE+%3A+Acceptance+of+nominations+for+the+2019+Presidential+Election+commences
Monday, 07 October 2019 - 8:51
UPDATE : Acceptance of nominations for the 2019 Presidential Election commences
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Acceptance of nominations commenced a few moments ago at the Rajagiriya Elections Commission premises. 

Candidates who made deposits for the Presidential Election are seen arriving at the Election Secretariat to hand over their nominations. 
 
Live telecast from the Rajagiriya Election Secretariat premises.

Acceptance of nominations for the Presidential Election to be held on 16 November will take place today.

The Elections Commission said that nominations will be accepted from 9.00am to 11.00 am today.

Objections to nominations can be submitted from 9.00am to 11.30 am.

Deposits have been made by 41 candidates from 19 recognized political parties, 03 other political parties and 19 independent groups on behalf of the Presidential Election 2019.

The time period for making deposits for this election ended at 12 noon yesterday.

The Ministry of Education announced that all schools in 3 divisions belonging to the Colombo Education Zone as well as 3 schools in the Sri Jayawardenapura Education Zone will remain closed today.

Accordingly, all schools belonging to Borella, South Colombo and Colombo Central belonging to the Colombo Education Zone and the Janadhipathi Vidyalaya, Hewavitharana Vidyalaya and Hewavitharana Model Junior School in Rajagiriya will be closed today.

Meanwhile, Police Media Spokesman Superintendent of Police Ruwan Gunasekera said that today when nominations will be handed over, a special security and traffic plan will be in operation from 6.00 in the morning in the areas surrounding the Rajagiriya Elections Commission office premises.

500 Police officers have been deployed for traffic control and a group of more than 1200 police officers have been put in place for security and checking duties, he further said.

The Police Media Spokesman said that in addition officers of the Police Special Task Force have been deployed in several places as well.



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