Time granted till noon to remove election propaganda – NEC

The National Elections Commission says all Presidential Election-related posters, cutouts, banners, and other propaganda material must be taken down by 12 noon today.

Commissioner General Saman Sri Ratnayake said Party Election Offices that have been set up at electoral level can remain open, however, offices located within 500m of a polling center must be shut down.

NEC Chairman Mahinda Deshapriya said legal action will be taken against any of those who fail to do so.