In the context of the dead line for the handing over of Nominations for the LG Election, security has been tightened in and around the District Secretariat, Jaffna, said the District Secretary, N.Vethanayagan.
He announced this in a media conference yesterday evening.
Elaborating further, he said that, large number of political parties and Independent Groups have paid in the Deposit money and it is expected that large number of people will come to hand over their lists of Nominations.
It is in this context that the security in and around the District Secretariat has been tightened and because of this a ban has been proclaimed for vehicles, except state vehicles entering the District Secretariat today.
He further said that, as the dead line ends at 12.00 noon, all parties and independent groups should hand in their nominations before 12.00 noon.