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2017-11-22

A heated situation arose in the Parliament today pertaining to the delay of the Local Government Election.

Former President Parliamentarian Mahinda Rajapaksa taking the floor expressed his disappointment in the delay in conducting the election.

Leader of the House Minister Lakshman Kiriella joining the debate said it is not the government that has delayed the election at present claiming a Court case over the gazette notification on delimitations currently being heard.