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* Sri Lanka's Election Chief to get tough with election law violators
Tue, Feb 25, 2014, 01:51 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Feb 25, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Election Commissioner Mahinda Deshapriya has said that stern action will be taken against the election law violations such as misuse of state property and illegal assemblies and propaganda activities.

He has assured to take measures to expedite the inquiries into the complaints lodged at the Election Secretariat over poll violations.

The Election Commissioner has made these remarks at a special discussion held with the permanent representatives of the Election Complaints Coordination Committee at the Election Secretariat on Monday.

Deputy Election Commissioner M. M. Mohamed has told local media that a discussion was held to consider imposing a fine on provincial ministers and opposition party leaders who have not returned state vehicles yet and are misusing them.

Meanwhile, distribution of poll cards for postal voting of the Western and Southern Provincial Council Elections will begin on Friday (February 28) while casting postal votes would be on 13th and 14th of March. Around 120,000 voters are eligible to cast postal votes.

Distribution of official poll cards will commence on March 4th to 21st. Special day of distributing official poll cards is scheduled for the 16th. The elections for the Southern and Western provincial Councils will be held on March 29.

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