67 complaints received by elections department on violations of election laws; most complaints from Kurunegala

Saturday, 10 August 2013 - 19:17


The Elections Secretariat says that 67 complains have been received regarding violations of election laws pertaining to the Wayamba, Central and Northern Provincial Council elections.


The most number of incidents have been reported from the Kurunegala district which stands at 15 while the least number of incidents have been reported in the Vavuniya and Kilinochchi districts.


The Central Province which includes Kandy, Matale and Nuwara-eliya districts had recorded 26 election law violations.


Executive Director Rohana Hettiarachchi expressed these views regarding what is termed as violating election laws.




The CAFFE Organization says that a significant increase was witnessed in the number of election law violations after the handing over of nominations.


Executive Director of CAFFE Keerthi Thennakoon expressed these views.