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Wednesday, 05 February 2014 - 7:47
Update : Video : Nominations for election end at 12 noon today : Handing over of nominations by UPFA to the south : UNP for 3 districts : JVP to Colombo today.

Accepting of nominations for the Western and Southern Province election is scheduled to end at noon today.

By now nominations for election have been handed over by 14 political parties and 16 Independent Organisations.

Among parties that have thus handed over nominations are the UPFA, UNP, JVP, Democratic Party, New LSSP, Democratic People’s Front, and Janasetha Front.

The deadline for handing over deposits by Independent Organisations was 12 noon yesterday.

Accordingly while more than 49 Independent Organisations  have handed over the deposits, some of them also handed over the nominations yesterday.

The UPFA will hand over nominations for the Galle, Matara and Hambanthota districts of the Southern Province today.

The UPFA handed over nominations for the Colombo, Kalutara and Gampaha Districts of the Western Province yesterday.

The UNP handed over the nominations for the Gampaha, Matara and Hambantota Districts yesterday.

The UNP is scheduled to hand over nominations for the Colombo, Galle and Kalutara Districts today.

The JVP handed over nominations for six Districts other than the Colombo District yesterday.

Update : Thursday, 06 February 2014 - 8:03
9 parties and 13 independent groups hand over nominations.

Nine Political parties and 13 Independent groups have so far handed over their nominations for the Western and Southern Provincial Council elections.

Among political parties that handed in nominations today were the United Peoples Freedom Alliance, United National Party, the Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna, the Democratic Party and the Janasetha Front.

The Democratic Party handed over nominations for the entire district which they will be contesting.

Meanwhile the deadline for independent groups to deposit cash bonds for nominations expired at 12 noon today.

Accordingly 49 independent groups have so far deposited cash bonds and some of them have handed in their nominations already.

Meanwhile the deadline for all political parties and independent groups to hand over their nominations will expire at 12 noon tomorrow.

Update : Wednesday, 05 February 2014 - 7:39
JVP hands over nominations for 5 districts except Colombo : UNP and Democratic Party hand over nominations to Gampaha and Hambanthota respectively.

The handing over of Nomination papers by the main political parties for Western and Southern provincial elections commenced today.

UPFA submitted their nomination papers for Colombo, Kalutara, and Gampaha districts this morning.

UPFA General Secretary Minister Susil Premajayantha also joined the occasion of the handing over of nominations for Colombo district.

The UPFA Kalutara district team also handed over their nominations today.

The UNP handed over its nominations for the Gampaha district.

UNP MP Ajith P Perera said that his party nominations for the Kalutara district will be handed over at 1.30pm today.

The JVP handed over its nominations for all districts in the Western and the Southern Provinces except for the Colombo district.

JVP MP Sunil Handunnetti had joined the occasion of handing over of the nomination for the Matara district.

The JVP also handed over its nominations for the Galle and Hambantota districts and the Democratic Party handed over its nominations for the Kalutara and Hambantota districts.  

Wednesday, 05 February 2014 - 12:44
Main political parties begin handing over nominations today.

The main political parties are scheduled today and tomorrow to hand over the nominations for the Southern and Western Provincial Council election.

JVP general secretary Tilwin Silva said that his party was scheduled to hand over nominations for election-held districts other than Colombo today.

While the UNP has planned to hand over nominations for several districts today, steps had been taken yesterday to hand over to District leaders the nominations signed in Colombo.  

The UPFA will hand over nominations today for Colombo, Kalutara and Gampaha Districts.

The UPFA said that it had been planned to hand over nominations for the three districts of the election-held Southern Province tomorrow, the last day for handing over nominations.
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