“No one allowed to postpone presidential election” – Mahinda Deshapriya

(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –There is no issue in holding a Provincial Council (PC) election before the presidential election, says the Chairman of the Election Commission Mahinda Deshapriya.

The politicians, the general public and the media persons are raising the question whether holding the PC election before the presidential election would be a hindrance to the latter, the Election Commission chairman says. However, he assured that it would not be a hindrance of any sort.

The chairman stated this speaking to the media at Kalutara.

The Election Commission is of the opinion that the PC election must be held before the presidential poll, he added.

Further speaking, he stressed that no one will be allowed to postpone the presidential election.

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