Six Independent groups in the fray for Uva PC polls
Six Independent groups have made security deposits to contest the
forthcoming Uva Provincial Council elections, Additional Elections
Commissioner R.M.A.L. Ratnayake said.
While one Independent group has made the deposit for the Badulla
district, five Independent groups made deposits for the Moneragala
Only one registered political party has handed over the nominations
to contest the Uva PC polls so far. The Maubima Janatha Party, has
handed over their nominations to contest the Badulla district.
Accepting nominations will resume tomorrow after the weekend. The
Elections Department will accept nominations from registered political
parties and Independent groups till August 6. The nominations opened on
The polls date will be announced by the Elections Commissioner
Mahinda Deshapriya after the close of nominations.