Filing of nominations concludes today

Filing of nominations concludes today

July 13, 2015   10:17 am

Accepting of nominations for the General Election will be concluded today (06) at 12. 00 p.m. the Elections Department said.


Elections Commissioner Mahinda Deshapriya told Ada Derana that 47 recognised political parties and 111 independent groups have submitted nomination papers as of Friday (10) afternoon.


Deposits of Rs.2,000 per candidate representing independent groups will be accepted while there will be no deposits from the 64 registered and recognised political parties.


The Elections Commissioner said that applications for postal votes can be made from August 3 – 10.

Disclaimer: All the comments will be moderated by the AD editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or slanderous. Please avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment and avoid typing all capitalized comments. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines by flagging them(mouse over a comment and click the flag icon on the right side). Do use these forums to voice your opinions and create healthy discourse.

Most Viewed Video Stories

Elephants foraging for food at garbage dumping site managed by Polonnaruwa MC

Elephants foraging for food at garbage dumping site managed by Polonnaruwa MC

People cannot afford another electricity tariff hike - CEBEU

Sri Lanka appeals to Maldives for investments in various sectors (English)

Committee to probe incidents reported against SL players during T20 WC tour (English)

Colombo ranked amongst 10 cheapest cities in the world (English)

IMF says changes to G20 Common Framework required for debt restructuring (English)

Sri Lanka's local currency debt rating downgraded by Fitch

President receives army-designed 'Attaché Case' of international standards