Several prominent political parties submitted their nominations for the upcoming provincial polls in the North Central, Eastern & Sabaragamuwa provinces.
The UPFA handed in nominations for the Polonnaruwa, Kegalle, & Rathnapura districts this morning.
Meanwhile, the United National Party submitted it's nominations for the districts of Kegalle, Rathnapura & Anuradhapura while the JVP handed in nominations for the districts of Polonnaruwa, Batticaloa, Trincomalee and Anuradhapura.
Moreover the deadline for independent political parties to place their cash deposits in lieu of the upcoming provincial polls expired at 12 noon this afternoon.
According, to the Elections Secretariat 96 independent political parties have placed their cash deposits for the upcoming polls.
The most number of cash deposits have been placed for the Ampara District with the number of total deposits standing at 24.
Furthermore 22 independent groups have placed their cash deposits for the Batticaloa District with 18 independent groups placing their deposits for the Trincomalee District.
Moreover, 14 independent groups had placed their cash deposits for the Kurunegala District while 05 groups had placed their deposits for the Anuradhapura District and 07 for the Rathnapura District.