Can Postal voting for LG election be held on Time?

Postal voting for the local government election can be held before April 25 , if the required funds are released before April 10, the National Election Commission said.

“Postal ballot papers must be obtained from the government printer by April 10 for postal voting to take place,” Chairman of the Election Commission Attorney Nimal Punchihewa said.

“No decision was made to cancel the election on April 25,” Punchihewa said, “A decision will only be made after April 10, considering the situation”.

In the meantime, the Chairman of the Election Commission has also requested for a meeting with Prime Minister Dinesh Gunawaradena, the Minister of Public Administration, Home Affairs, Provincial Councils and Local Government.