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LG polls to be held on or before Feb. 17

 

Election Commission Chairman Mahinda Deshapriya said today that the Local Government Election polls will be held on or before February 17, next year.

Accordingly, the notification calling for nominations for 248 Local Government Institutions will be issued on December 18, the Chairman said at a press briefing held in Colombo.

Furthermore he said that an estimated amount of funds worth Rs. 4 billion will be allocated for the Local Government Election polls.