The Sri Lanka Freedom Party has called for applications from candidates who are mulling over contesting the 2011 Local Government election.
SLFP General Secretary and Minister Maithripala Sirisena said members already representing local councils and new candidates desiring to contest the polls can forward their applications. He said application forms are available at the SLFP headquarters. These should be duly filled and handed over before the 15th of next month. Nomination boards will be appointed for every district. The Minister pointed out that the selection of candidates will be completed before the 30th of next month. He revealed of plans to appoint a special party representative in addition to the Nomination Board to hand over nominations to the Returning Officers.