Monday, 08 December 2014 - 8:09
Mahinda, Maithri hand over nominations today: A special traffic plan around election secretariat.
Accepting of presidential election nominations is scheduled to commence at 9 a.m. today at the Rajagiriya Election Secretariat.
Meanwhile while security in areas surrounding the Rajagiriya Election Secretariat premises has been strengthened, a special traffic plan is also effective.
Common Candidate Maitripala Sirisena signed his presidential election nomination yesterday at the auspicious time of 9.37 a.m.
Seventeen recognized political parties and two independent groups have handed over their presidential election deposits.
The handing over of presidential election deposits ended at 12 noon yesterday.
Additional Election Commissioner U. Amaradasa told our news team that accepting of nominations would take place from 9 to 11a.m. today.
Police Media spokesman SSP Ajith Rohana said that due to the handing over of nominations a special traffic plan would be in place on roads around the Election Secretariat from 9 a.m.