Gazette notification on 40 local government bodies to be released tomorrow after correcting printing errors


The amended gazette notification on local government bodies is scheduled to be released tomorrow after correcting the printing errors pertaining to 40 bodies.The Elections Commission yesterday decided to inform all returning officers to announce the calling of nominations for 93 local government bodies which have not been affected.

Furthermore, district returning officers will accept sureties from tomorrow in order to accept nominations for the said 93 local government bodies.

Meanwhile, a committee comprising of three lawyers has been appointed to look into the legal issues with regard to holding the local government election.

Speaking to our news team, Attorney General, Jayantha Jayasuriya stated that three lawyers from the Attorney General’s department have been appointed to the committee.



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