The election of local councils held on the 10th of this month’s permanent results will be announced on next Tuesday according to the elections commission.
The local constitution states that the permanent results of any election should be displayed and announced within 14 days of the commencement of the votes. Therefore, the commission has previously stated that the results will be out and announced within the time frame stated in the constitution.
The temporary results of the election were announced at a time of last night.
On this election, 826 candidates from MDP, 647 candidates from PPM, 115 candidates from JP, 28 candidates from Adhaalath Party, 20 candidates from MDA participated as well. The whole election was an eye opener for the current government as the opposition parties gave a good fight in this election.