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No decision to postpone the parliamentary elections – Chairman of the Election Commission

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor March 17, 2020 12:36

Chairman of the Election Commission Mahinda Deshapriya says that no decision has been taken so far to postpone parliamentary elections.
He was speaking at a media briefing in Colombo yesterday.Mahinda Deshapriya further said that it is necessary to accept nomination and publish the announcement before taking any decision of holding the upcoming general election. He added that only two people are allowed to submit nominations in respective areas to avert possible threat of spreading coronavirus. Mahinda Deshapriya also said that the awareness classes scheduled for candidates on the 24th of this month are likely to be postponed.

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor March 17, 2020 12:36