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Deshapriya urges parliament to pave the way for scheduled PC polls. Commissioner General of Elections R.M.A.L. Rathnayake looks on

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Onus now on Parliament

to clear way for delayed

PC‚Äąpolls, says NEC Chief


National Elections Commission (NEC) Chairman Mahinda Deshapriya, yesterday, said that it would be the responsibility of Parliament to endorse the Report of the Delimitation Committee for the Demarcation of Electorates in Provincial Councils, with a two-thirds majority urgently clear the way for the PC polls.

A delay on the part of the parliament couldn’t be justified under any circumstances, Deshapriya told the media at the Election Secretariat.

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