Chairman of the Elections Commission Mahinda Deshapriya has threatened to resign from his post if the Provincials Council elections are not held before the 9th of November this year.
Deshapriya told reporters that he has been under pressure over the delay to hold the elections.
He said that as a citizen he is also keen to ensure the Provincials Council elections are held soon.
Deshapriya said that if the elections are not held by November he will resign as the Chairman of the Elections Commission and remain as a member only. (Colombo Gazette)