All candidates should be treated equally; Election commissioner
Election Commissioner Mahinda Deshapriya said that he would not hesitate to intervene and mete out justice unless all presidential candidates are not treated equally by government institutions and other responsible institutions.
The Election Commissioner announced his views during a meeting with the news division heads of media institutions at the Election Secretariat today.
He also said that he cannot be satisfied 100% the way police respond to the election related violence.
The Election Commissioner also said that he would try his level best to hold a free and fair election.