UNP to sue against moving 3 seats from Badulla to Monaragala-Video
The United National Party is preparing to take legal action against the mechanism used to calculate the change in the number of seats won by parties in the Badulla and Monaragala provincial councils.
A group of UNP members met the Elections Commissioner Mahinda Deshapriya at the Election Commissioner’s Office in Rajagiriya this morning, in order to discuss this issue.
Parliamentarian Joseph Michael who participated in the discussion said that they expressed their protest against the mechanism used to calculate the change in the number of seats won by parties in the two districts, through a letter to the elections commissioner.
The election’s commissioner has informed that they will discuss with the attorney general’s department in this regard.
Meanwhile issuing a release, the elections commissioner Mahinda Deshapriya stated that the number of seats for the Badulla and Monaragala districts of the Uva provincial council has not been announced officially.