ECSL entitled to call for LC elections

The commission will be entitled to the election after the Tuesday after receiving the authority to conduct the local gove ment election.

That is according to the provisions of the Local Gove ment Polls Act.

The Chairman of the Election Commission, Mr. Nimal Punchihewa, lawyer, stated that his commission has already started the necessary preliminary work to hold the local gove ment election before March 20 next year.

The chairman stated that the date of the local gove ment election will be decided after the certification of the 2022 voter list by October 31st.

He said that he is also expected to hold discussions with political parties in this regard.