The Elections Commission says that there is no possibility of committing election frauds. Chairman of the commission Mahinda Deshapriya emphasized that the rumors stating of a possibility of changing ballet boxes are totally false. During a media briefing today he said that measures are in place to conduct the election process methodically. He pointed out that certain political groups are spreading rumors for narrow political games.
- The Human Rights Commission stresses the need to broaden the groups who would be entitled for postal voting
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