Basil urges organizers to prepare for LG polls in March!
Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) electorate organizers have been informed to prepare for Local Government polls in March 2023.
Founder of the SLPP and former minister - Basil Rajapaksa has informed party electorate organizers after summoning them recently.
In that meeting, the electorate organizers had requested Mr. Rajapaksa to postpone the polls by a year due to the economic crisis.
In response, Mr. Rajapaksa has said that there are no legal provisions to do so.
The term of office of all LG bodies end in September and their powers are transferred to the Election Commission.
Accordingly, it is the commission's responsibility to hold the election by March next year.