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Wednesday May 19th, 2021
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Nominations after 41 makes deposits for Sri Lanka Presidential polls

ECONOMYNEXT – Nominations for Sri Lanka’s upcoming presidential polls will be accepted from 9.00 am Monday, at the Elections Commission after 41 persons placed deposits.

Deputy Leader of the United National Party Sajith Premadasa, ex-Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa, JVP leader Anura Kumara Dissanayake, are among those who have come from registered political parties.

About half are independent candidates.

Former Speaker Chamal Rajapaksa has also placed a deposit amid a court case challenging the citizenship of Gotabaya Rajapaksa last week.

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