Demarcation of LG wards : Written submissions deadline extended

November 24, 2022 at 12:12 PM

The deadline for the time period granted to submit written proposals and suggestions regarding the demarcation of wards of local government bodies has been extended to the 5th of December.

Chairman of the National Delimitation Committee on Demarcation of Wards for Local Authorities Mahinda Deshapriya said the extension was made after taking into consideration the requests made by various factions.

He said thereby, political parties, civil society groups, and the general public can submit their proposals and suggestions with regard to the demarcation of wards of local government bodies until the 5th of December.

Prime Minister Dinesh Gunawardene in terms of powers vested in him under the Local Authorities Elections Ordinance appointed the five-member committee, headed by the former Head of the Election Commission Mahinda Deshapriya.

The term of the Delimitation Committee is scheduled to end on the 28th of February 2023. (NewsWire)