It is reported that a pledge has been given to the Election Commission to the Supreme Court that they will conduct the upcoming local government polls. It is said that this pledge was given by President’s Attorney Saliya Peiris, who appeared for the Election Commission.
Prof. G.L. asked the Election Commission to issue an order to take steps to hold the local government polls. When two writ petitions filed by a group of MPs including Peiris were called.
It is said that the President’s lawyers, Sanjiva Jayawardena and Romesh de Silva, who appeared for the petitioners, stated before the court that they are satisfied with the pledge.
It is reported that the Supreme Court took note of the pledge and decided to close the hearing of the two petitions.
A retired army colonel, W. It is said that the petition regarding the order to postpone the holding of the local government poll submitted by Jayasundara is currently being considered before the Supreme Court.