General Election 2020: Canvassing at public institutions prohibited

Kameshi Kohomange | Published: 12:23 AM Jul 8 2020
Politics General Election 2020: Canvassing at public institutions prohibited

Election Commission Chairman Mahinda Deshapriya, yesterday (7), said that canvassing or distributing handbills or conducting meetings in public institutions, for and on behalf of candidates contesting the General Election, is prohibited.

These institutions include public or Provincial Council offices, Government schools, local Government offices, institutions belonging to State Corporations and Statutory Boards.

He stated that it will be the responsibility of the heads of these institutions to ensure that such illegal activities are not carried out within office premises.


Kameshi Kohomange | Published: 12:23 AM Jul 8 2020

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