Political parties seek permission for more than 500 people to their meetings

Tuesday, 23 June 2020 - 20:02


Political parties have requested the Election Commission to allow more than 500 people to attend the political rallies when their leaders are addressing the meetings.

However, Chairman of the Election Commission Mahinda Deshapriya speaking to media said that the final decision is with the Director General of Health Services.

The Election Commission chairman, said that he did not believe in a second coronavirus wave, said that  the election could cost nearly 10 billion rupees.