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Simultaneous polls to Lok Sabha and State Assemblies decimates federal concept: Stalin

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The principal opposition party DMK on Sunday described the proposal of the Law Commission to hold simultaneous polls to Parliament and State Assemblies a 'complete misadventure' that will 'decimate' the federal structure.

He made this observation in his letter to Justice B.S. Chauhan, the Chairman of the Law Commission. He also referred that an earlier Law Commission had already reported on the issue exhaustively and Parliament was sceptical whether this idea could ever be implemented.

He pointed out that the proposal of simultaneous elections went against the 'basic tenets' of the Constitution and 'established principles' of democratic functioning.

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Maithri Gunaratne graces Arts Exhibition on Air Pollution

- By J.M.Hafeez Central Province Governor Maithri Gunaratne graced the Arts Exhibition on Air Pollution held in Pallegala recently. (adsbygoogle =...
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Fallen tree impedes vehicular movement in Maskeliya

Vehicular movement came to halt along the Maskeliya – Nortonbridge main road due to a tree falling across the road as a result of heavy...
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Navalapitiya town inundated

Navalapitiya town has been inundated consequent to downpours in the upcountry. Several roads in Navalpitiya have become flooded and vehicular movements have been impeded. ...
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David Holly calls on NP Governor

Australian High Commissioner to Sri Lanka David Holly paid a courtesy call on Governor of Northern Province Dr. Suren Raghavan on Tuesday, 16th July at...
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