Lankapage Logo Recent Top Stories
CP 14 YEARS
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to LankaPage.com

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* Nominations for Uva PC polls in Sri Lanka to be received from 30th
Wed, Jul 16, 2014, 08:38 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

July 16, Colombo: The nominations for the upcoming election in Uva Provincial Council will be received from the 30th of this month.

Election Secretariat said that all the arrangements are now in place to accept nominations from the political parties and independent groups contesting the elections for Uva PC until the 6th of August.

Election Commissioner Mahinda Deshapriya announced that the candidates can submit their nominations to the special centers to be set up at the district secretariat.

The candidates will also able to make deposits for the election from the 30th of this month to the 5th of August.

The Election Commissioner has also confirmed the number of members to be represented in the Uva PC from the Moneragala and Badulla district.

Badulla district of the Province will have 18 members in the Council and Moneragala district will have 14 councilors.

The political parties for independent groups can nominate 21 and 17 candidates for the Badulla and Moneragala district respectively.

The Secretary of the political party or the leader of the independent group which obtains highest number of votes is able to nominate two candidates for the bonus seats.

The Election Commissioner will announce the date for election after nominations deadline.

ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
CA Sri Lanka, SEC honours top corporate leaders for demonstrating leadership excellence
-- [38 minutes ago]
Sri Lankan court sentences two Pakistani men to death for drug trafficking
-- [1 hour and 30 minutes ago]
Construction of houses for Sri Lanka landslide victims to begin today
-- [1 hour and 47 minutes ago]
Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka advises local government authorities to obey election laws
-- [2 hours ago]
Sri Lanka’s Singer PLC’s debenture oversubscribed
-- [4 hours ago]
Sri Lanka's Sachithra Senanayake achieves career-best ranking
Common opposition candidate challenges Sri Lankan President for a debate on good governance
Sri Lanka Army rejects allegations that soldiers used for menial jobs
Special security arrangement for Sri Lanka elections, police arrest 30 for election law violations
Think tank in Sri Lanka says Missing Persons Commission is 'structurally flawed'

Copyright © 2000, 2014 by LankaPage.com (LLC) :
The news and other contents on ColomboPage are copyrighted property of LankaPage.com, LLC. Any unauthorized use of any information on ColomboPage may constitute a violation of copyright laws. You need written permission to reproduce, republish, post, transmit, broadcast or distribute, material from this site from LankaPage.com, LLC. However, news organizations or broadcasters in Sri Lanka may republish the news items in ColomboPage with proper acknowledgment to ColomboPage.