Elections for the Local Government polls will be held on the 17th of March.
The announcement of the polling day was made after acceptance of nominations for the Local Council polls which ended today. The elections will be conducted to select members for 301 local bodies. These comprise four Municipal Councils, 39 Urban Councils and 258 Pradeshiya Sabhas. The preference numbers of candidates of political parties and independent groups in the fray will be announced within the next few days.