Acceptance of nominations for Presidential Polls begins

2019-10-07 at 09:13

The Election Commission commences accepting nominations for the 2019 Presidential Election.

Nominations will be accepted at the Election Secretariat in Rajagiriya until 11am.

Objections related to nomination of candidates of the Presidential Election will be accepted between 9:30 and 11:30am today.

The placing of deposits for the November 16th Presidential Election concluded at noon yesterday with 41 candidates placing deposits.

19 recognised political parties, 19 independent candidates, and 3 others places deposits for the Election.

A special traffic and security plan are also in place in the vicinity of the Election Secretariat premises.

NewsRadio Correspondent said security has been beefed up in the area.

The 2019 Presidential Election is slated to be held on the 16th of November.