Nominations called for North-Western Provincial elections
[TamilNet, Wednesday, 18 November 1998, 22:14 GMT]
The Sri Lankan Commissioner of Elections, Mr. Dayanande Dissanayake, called yesterday for nominations for the north-western provincial council. Nominations will be accepted from December 1 to December 8.
The provincial council has 50 members, 35 from the Kurunagal district an 15 from the Puttalam district.
According to the Sri Lankan law elections have to be held between 5 and 8 weeks from the date the nominations are closed.