COLOMBO (NewsRadio); The National Election Commission says it will announce the date to conduct the Local Authorities Election before the 5th of January.
The Commission previously had announced that it will announce the election date during the last week of December.
Chairman of the Commissions Nimal Punchihewa said due to several reasons they are unable to declare the election date in the next few days.
He noted that 14 days after the declaration of election, the acceptance of nominations will commence.
Meanwhile, the Executive Director of the People’s Action for Free and Fair Elections Rohana Hettiarachchi said if the election is not declared before the 5th of January, he will take legal action.