Intention of holding Northern provincial council election to be announced on the 7th September.

Monday, 04 March 2013 - 8:14


Sri Lankan Government is expected to officially announce on 7th September, its intention of holding for the first time, the election for the Northern Provincial Council.


President Mahinda Rajapaksa exclusively announced of holding the election for Northern provincial council.


Asian Tribune reported that “This has been disclosed exclusively by the Sri Lanka President Mahinda Rajapaksa.”


But according to Provincial Councils Elections Act Number 2 of 1988, the President have to order to the Commissioner of Elections to hold the election for the Northern Provincial Council, as it is to be held for the first time and it is the Commissioner of Elections who is authorized to announce the date for the poll.