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UNP Complains To EC

Sep 11, 2011 9:17:00 PM - thesundayleader.lk

The UNP has in writing informed the Elections Commissioner of alleged violation of election laws by the governing UPFA during the campaign for local government elections.

UNP General Secretary Tissa Attanayake has written to the Elections Commissioner complaining that the UPFA was abusing state property, resources and even officials.

He has said that people are being invited to Temple Trees for meals during the election campaign, which is a violation of election laws.

Attanayake has stated that the Elections Commissioner’s office and parliament have been informed on many occasions of the violation of election laws by the governing party during elections.

However, he has stated that legal action has not been instituted regarding the violation of election laws.