Elections to 23 LG bodies on Oct. 15



By Lal Gunesekera


Elections to the remaining 23 Local Government bodies will be held on Oct. 15.


Elections Department said that the elections would be held to 16 Municipal Councils (Colombo, Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia, Moratuwa, Sri Jayawardenepura, Negombo, Gampaha, Kurunegala, Kalmunai, Galle, Matara, Matale, Nuwara-Eliya, Badulla, Kandy, Anuradhapura and Ratnapura) one Urban Council (Kolonnawa) and five Pradeshiya Sabhas (Kotikawatte-Mulleriyawa, Kundasale, Gangawata Korale, Hambantota and Suriyawewa).


Elections to 63 Local Government bodies were held on July 23.


Nominations have to be handed over by August 24. The main political parties have yet to finalise their lists of nominees.


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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