The initial organizational activities of the forthcoming Local Authority polls have entered the final phase. 96 percent of the work related to the distribution of official poll cards has been completed.
Elections to 65 Local Councils will be held on Saturday the 23rd. Activities related to the organization of work at the District level are nearing completion. The distribution of official poll cards to householders has ended. Those who had so far not receive their poll cards can obtain them from the Post Offices of their region.
The Elections Commissioner has summoned a special meeting related to the polls. A meeting between the Elections Chief Mahinda Deshapriya and Assistant Elections Commissioners was held yesterday. They discussed at length the conduct of polls on a successful note.