Polls chief sets LG polls nomination dates
by Franklin R. Satyapalan

Nominations for the Local Government elections will be accepted from February 9 to 16. This was announced yesterday by the Commissioner of Elections Dayananda Dissanayake, said Deputy Commissioner W. P. Sumanasiri.

He said applications for postal voting had commenced on 26 January and will continue till February 6, 2006.

He said that Commissioner had directed that the Electoral Register for 2004 be displayed at the education, port, labour, housing, Inland Revenue and Local Government Departments, transport offices and regional camps of all three security forces and police personnel and all district secretariats including the Jaffna District.

While independent Candidate, are requested to pay in their deposits by 12 noon of February 15, 2006. The nominations from Registered Political parties would be accepted at all Assistant Commissioner of election office upto 12 noon on 16 February.

A total 4,414 Candidates are to be elected at a date announced by the Commissioner of Elections after nominations close.


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