Request regarding the Poll date will be considered: Election Commission
Chairman of the Elections Commission Mahinda Deshapriya said that the Elections Commission will consider a request with regards to the date to hold the Local Government elections.
He said that there is a request to hold the election on a Saturday, and it’s expected to hold on or before 17th February. He promised that the election will not be held on a Sunday or public holiday.
However earlier, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has been assured that the election will be held in 10th Feb, at a public event in Bingiriya.