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* Election campaigning prohibited in state institutions
Sun, Oct 20, 2019, 08:26 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Oct 20, Colombo: The Elections Commission states that the election propaganda activities at state institutions have been banned and authorities of such institutions are responsible for such incidents.

Accordingly canvassing for votes, distribution of leaflets and group meetings on election activities at government institutions, institutions of the provincial councils, and corporation boards etc. are completely illegal and the authorities of those institutions should take steps to prevent election related activities in their respective institutions, the Election Commission said.

The Election Commission has also reiterated that state property should not be used for election purposes.

 

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