May 20, 2020

Can't hold elections on June 20 - Election Commission

The Election Commission has informed the Supreme Court today (20) that according to prevailing conditions, it is not possible to hold the General election on June 20.

Appearing on behalf of the Election Commission, Saliya Peiris P.C. had informed the court thus.

This was stated when petitions filed against the dissolution of parliament and holding elections on June 20, were taken up for the third day before a Supreme Court bench.