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CaFFE requests govt to hold PC Election in April
Published Date: 20/02/2018 (Tuesday)

The Campaign for Free and Fair Elections has requested the government to hold the Provincial Council Election in April.

Executive Director of CaFFE Keerthi Tennakoon said an all party meeting for relevant demarcations should be called promptly.

Keerthi Tennakoon stressed CaFFE would not allow any individual to postpone the Provincial Council Election under any circumstance.

Tennakoon noted the report filed by the 5 member panel for the demarcation of Provincial Councils was presented to the Minister of Local Government and Provincial Councils Faiszer Musthapha.

He also stated the amendments to the Act were made through female representation.

He said parties attempted to postpone the Provincial Council Election by making amendments to the Constitution.

The Executive Director said 222 members are scheduled to be appointed for Provincial Councils.

The Executive Director of CaFFE requested the subject Ministry to call for an all party meeting and hold a brief discussion over the demarcations and carry out all activities to hold the Provincial Council Election in April as promised.

Source: TNLRN News

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