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Thursday, 17 July 2014 - 19:04
Fonseka queries EC whether he increased 3 seats to Monaragala for animals
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Election Commissioner Mahinda Deshapriya says Uva Provincial Council election will be held late September.

Addressing a media conference held at the Election Secretariat in Rajagiriya this morning, he said nomination will be called between 30th of this month and August 6th.

He also said the District Secretaries will be informed about the date of election on the closing date of nominations.

At the same time, the Election Commissioner said government workers who expect to cast postal votes can apply from tomorrow to August 6th.

Meanwhile addressing a media conference held in Colombo today, Democratic Party Leader Sarath Fonseka questioned from the Election Commissioner whether the increased three seats for the Moneragala District are meant for wild animals of the Yala National Park.

However Election Commissioner Mahinda Deshapriya told a media briefing held this morning that nobody pressurized him to reallocate the Uva Provincial Council member seats.


 

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