Elections may be postponed in 9 Local Government institutions in Batticaloa

Saturday, 05 January 2013 - 12:52

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Commissioner of Elections Mahinda Deshapriya states that the registration of 3 political parties which are in an inert state may be cancelled.

 

This development had come to light during a meeting which had taken place at the Elections Secretariat yesterday with the participation of the secretaries of all political parties.

 

Political parties which have been diagnosed with defects have been granted a grace period until the end of this month to redress their defects.

 

Meanwhile the Commissioner of Elections states that polls at 8 pradeshiya sabha's including the Batticaloa Municipal Council which was postponed earlier will not be hosted prior to the 17th of March due to the enactment of the revised local government act which came into effect from the 1st of January this year.

 

Accordingly the Elections Commissioner added that since jurisdictions of local governments have not been demarcated under the act, he did not possess

the required legal provisions in order to host elections prior to the 17th of March at the afore mentioned 9 local government institutions.



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