Election Secretariat to gazette the list of members elected to local government bodies

Oct 15, Colombo: The Election Secretariat will issue today the gazette notification of the list of candidates elected to the 23 local government bodies at the recently concluded polls.

The Elections Commissioner had requested the District Secretaries of areas where polls were held on to submit the names of the heads and deputies of local government bodies to the Elections Secretariat before the end of this week.

A total of 420 councilors for 23 local Government bodies were elected at the election held on October 08.

Meanwhile the United People’s Freedom Alliance (UPFA) members elected to the 21 Local Government bodies are scheduled to take oaths Sunday before President Mahinda Rajapaksa at Temple Trees.

The members elected from the Sri Lanka Muslim Congress (SLMC) are also to be sworn in tomorrow.

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