Local Go Elections for only 5 bodies in the North and East will be announced today, said the Commissioner of Elections circles yesterday. Due to the interim injunction issued by the appeal court on the Gazette notification on Local Government Elections, the elections for 203 LG Bodies cannot be held immediately as planned earlier. The Gazette notifications for 40 LG bodies of the balance 133 are to amended.
Hence, the notification for calling of candidates for the balance 93 LG Bodies only will be announced today. The 93 Bodies for which notices to be issued today consist of only 5 bodies in North and East. In the North only the notice for the Chavakachcheri Town Council will be announced today.
In the Eastern Province, Election could be held for Eravoor Town Council, Eravoorpattu PS, Koralaipattu PS, and Manmunai PS. Even if the amendments for the 40 Bodies is issued today, elections for only Valikamam North and Valikamam South PSs could be held, it is said.