EC to meet today to set a date for LG Polls!



EC to meet today to set a date for LG Polls!

A special discussion regarding the announcement of a new date for the local government election is to be held at 10.30 am today (7) at the Election Commission.

The Finance Ministry Secretary, the Government Press Officer and the Inspector General of Police have been invited to attend the discussion.

The members of the Election Commission will meet separately today to discuss the holding of the local government elections.

Meanwhile, Samagi Jana Balawegaya (SJB) MP Tissa Attanayake said that the new date is likely to be announced by the 2nd week of April.

A group of opposition MPs are also scheduled to meet the Election Commission today to discuss the announcement of the local government election date.

MP M.A. Sumanthiran said that a letter signed by nine MPs representing the Opposition has been sent to the Chairman of the Election Commission to arrange for the local government elections to be held before March 20.


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