Breaking : Election can’t be held on April 25th

Sri Lanka General Election can’t be held on the scheduled date of April 25th, Sri Lanka Election Commission announced today.

New date of the election will be announced later, it could be either in May or June depending on the Coronavirus Outbreak, EC Chairman Mahinda Deshapriya said.

He said that a fresh date will be announced only once the situation is brought under control.

“Coronavirus will decide when we can hold the election again. We must eradicate this disease, I urge everyone to focus and support efforts to eradicate the virus” Election Commission Chairman Mahinda Deshapriya said.

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