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UPFA Nominations Rejected In 16 LG Bodies In Jaffna

Jan 27, 2011 12:01:15 PM - thesundayleader.lk

The Elections Department has rejected the nomination papers filed by the governing UPFA for the local government bodies in the Jaffna District.

Assistant Elections Commissioner for the Jaffna District, A.S. Guhanadan has told the media that the nomination papers handed by the UPFA for all 16 local government bodies in the Jaffna District have been rejected.

The government has said that legal action would be taken with regard to the matter.

Meanwhile, the governing UPFA’s nomination lists for the Nuwara-Eliya Pradeshiya Sabha and Lindula-Talawakele Urban Council have also been rejected.