The Election Commission today informed Supreme Court that it has taken all steps to hold the Local Government Election in accordance with the law.
President’s Counsel Saliya Pieris appearing for the Election Commission made these remarks when a writ petition filed by a retired army Colonel in respect of the Local Government Election was taken up before Supreme Court three-judge-bench headed by Chief Justice Jayantha Jayasuriya.
This petition fixed for support on January 18.
In his petition, Colonel Wijesundera had sought an order quashing the decision of the Election Commission to hold the Local Government elections to be held before March 10 as reported by media. (Lakmal Sooriyagoda)