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Thursday, 24 July 2014 - 13:52
UPDATE: UNP petition on UVA PC seats redistribution rejected.
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Supreme Court dismissed a Fundamental Rights petition filed by the UNP against the re-distribution of 3 seats of the Uva provincial council from Badulla district to Monaragala district.

According to our court reporter, the petition was rejected after it was taken for hearing before a panel of 3 judges headed by Chief Justice Mohan Peiris.

The petition was lodged by UNP MP Hareen Fernando, naming a group of persons including Elections Commissioner Mahinda Deshapriya and Attorney General as respondents of the petition.

The petition further requested to withhold issuing the Gazette notification which calls for nominations until the Fundamental Rights petition was taken for hearing.



 
UPDATE: Thursday, 24 July 2014 - 06:58 PM
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UNP FR case on Uva PC seats change rejected

The fundamental rights petition lodged at the Supreme court by the UNP regarding Uva PC seats change was rejected today.

The petition was lodged to challenge the changes made in PC seats of Moneragala and Badulla Districts of Uva provincial council.

According to our court reporter, the petition was rejected after it was taken for hearing before a panel of 3 judges headed by Chief Justice Mohan Peiris.

The petition was lodged by UNP MP Hareen Fernando, naming a group of persons including Elections Commissioner Mahinda Deshapriya and Attorney General as respondents of the petition.

The petition further requested to withhold issuing the Gazette notification which calls for nominations until the FR petition was taken for hearing.
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