LG Poll dates after Sep. 20th? | Breaking News

The Elections Commission has said that it will be vested with the power to call for Local Government Elections after the 20th of September 2022.

Chairman of the Election Commission – Attorney-at-Law Nimal Punchihewa said the Elections Commission will be empowered to do so as per the Local Authorities Elections Ordinance.

He has added that the commission will discuss with political parties after September 20 and name the dates for LG polls.

At the present, the Minister-in-charge had taken measures to extend the tenure of all local government bodies by one year, until March 2023.

 

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