Video: 2 parties give 4 nominations for Western and Southern province; 6 independent groups also give nominations.
The first nomination by a political party for the Western and Southern Provincial Council elections was submitted by the Janasetha Front this morning.
The party leader Battaramulle Seelarathana Thera submitted nominations for the Hambantota, the Galle and the Matara districts while another group called ‘We all are citizens and kings’ handed over nominations for the Kalutara district.
At the same time, 6 independent groups have handed over nominations for the districts of Colombo, Gampaha, Kalutara, Matara and Galle.
Deputy Election Commissioner M.M. Mohammad said that total number of 10 nominations were received by his office today.
Meanwhile the main political parties are expected to hand over nominations on the 5th and 6th of this month.
The entertaining of nominations for the Provincial Council elections was opened on the 31st of last month and the deadline to accept nominations will expire at 12 noon on the 6th of this month.
Independent groups should deposit their cash bonds before the 5th of this month.
13 independent groups have deposited cash bonds today, and 33 independent groups have already handed over their nominations for 6 districts.