It is not possible to hold elections this year- Election Commissioner

Saturday, 24 September 2016 - 7:36


Chairman of the Elections Commission Mahinda Deshapriya says that although the demarcation of electorates can be concluded soon, the local government elections cannot be held this year.

Speaking at an event held in Labuduwa – Galle yesterday, he said that nearly 3 months will be needed from the date of gazetting the new demarcations to hold elections.