Saturday, 05 April 2014 - 13:18
Democratic Party calls for a recount of preferential votes: Muslim Congress Candidate to take legal action : Video
Abdul Hai who contested the recent Western Provincial Council election from the Muslim Congress is preparing to take legal action against the Elections Commissioner.
Abdul Hai stated that the night votes were counted, the District Secretary had adjudged that he had received the highest number of preferential votes from the SLMC.
However, the following day the votes cast for him had decreased and therefore he is seeking to take legal action.
Meanwhile, Secretary of the Democratic Party Ananda Manawadu stated that they will request the elections commissioner to recount the preferential votes at the recent election.