The Elections Secretariat states that the summoning of nominations for the
North Central, Sabaragamuwa & Eastern provincial councils would commence
from the 12th of July & conclude on the 19th of the same week.
According to a spokesperson from the secretariat the deadline for independent groups to place their cash bonds would expire on the 18th of July at 12 noon.
The deadline for accepting nominations as a whole will conclude on the 19th of July at 12 noon.
Subsequently the poll date will be announced by Elections Commissioner Mahinda Deshapriya.
Legal provisions make it imperative to conduct polls within 04 to 06 weeks
since nominations are accepted.
A meeting was convened today between all Assistant Elections Commissioners & Elections Commissioner Mahinda Deshapriya himself this morning, where it was decided to call in for nominations.