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    All propaganda activities should cease after midnight Sept.17 - EC

    September 15, 2014

    All propaganda activities in connection with the forthcoming Uva Provincial Council election should cease after midnight of Wednesday, Sept.17 said the Election Commissioner Mahinda Deshapriya.

    Approved Elections Offices which have already been estgablished on the basis of polling district can function till the midnight of Sept.18.


    Similarly, in the notified central election offices or in any office which is permitted to be esgtablished in the district for a candidate or in the residence of the candidate display of promotional material, placards, posters or decorations are prohibited after the midnight of Sept.17.  All the candidates and supporters are therefore requested to remove all such display material and decorations after midnight of Sept.17.


    The Elections Commissioner further said that teams of police officers of District/Regional Headquarters and monitoring officers will visit to inspect such places in the forenoon of Sept.18.  Display boards in approved Election Offices will be removed from Sept.18 and also, election offices in polling districts should be removed from the forenoon of Sept.19 and action will be taken to remove unauthorized offices, which do not comply with the election laws, said the Election Commissioner.(KH)


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