Discrepancies in papers:
LG poll: 450 nominations rejected
The Elections Department rejected 450 out of
2,047 nominations submitted by recognized political parties and
independent groups on Thursday due to a number of discrepancies in
the nomination papers. This is the first time that the Elections
Department rejected such a large number of nomination lists from
recognized political parties including the ruling UPFA.
CEA urges candidates:
Say no to polythene
Central Environment Authority (CEA) Chairman
Charitha Herath requested all candidates contesting the Local
Government Elections to limit the use of polythene as much as
possible in their election campaigns.