The handing over of nominations for the Local Government Polls ended at 12.00 noon today. Nominations were accepted for 301 local bodies.
The United Peoples Freedom Alliance filed nominations for every Local Council. It handed over nominations for the Colombo District at the Elections Secretariat in Rajagiriya this morning. The nomination papers were filed under the patronage of Ministers Susil Premajayantha and Wimal Weerawansa. The Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna also handed over nominations for the Colombo District.
The handing over of nominations of the Freedom Alliance for the Galle District took place under the patronage of Minister Piyasena Gamage.
The Freedom Alliance filed nominations for the Badulla District at the Badulla District Secretariat. Minister Dilan Perera participated.
The Freedom Alliance handed in nominations for the Hambantota District this morning. It took place at the Hambantota District Secretariat. Minister Mahinda Amaraweera and Parliamentarian Namal Rajapaksa patronized.
The United National Party and the Janatha Vimukthi Peramuana filed nominations for the Kurunegala District this morning.
UNP representatives handed in nominations for five Pradeshiya Sabhas and two Urban Councils for the Nuwara Eliya District.
Nominations of the UNP for Local Councils of the Anuradhapura District were handed in this morning.
The UNP filed nominations for the Matale District this morning. The JVP also handed in nominations this morning.