Opposition Parliamentarian Dinesh Gunawardena accused the Government of intentionally postponing the elections.
However Minister of Provincial Councils and Local Government, Faiszer Musthapha, insisted that there was no attempt to intentionally postpone the election.
He said that an issue on delimitation had resulted in the polls being postponed.
Minister Faiszer Musthapha said that once the issues on delimitation are resolved, steps will be taken to hold the election. (Colombo Gazette)