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The United People’s Freedom Alliance (UPFA) General
Secretary Minister Susil Premajayantha yesterday
denied requesting to advance the date of Western
He said that once the Elections Commissioner gives a
date for an election, it cannot be changed.
“Although a certain newspaper reported that I have
requested the Commissioner to advance the election
date it is not correct,” he said.
“UNP General Secretary Tissa Attanayake suggested
that I would agree to advance the date but, I did
not agree with him,” the Minister explained. “The
UPFA is prepared to face the election on April 25
and we never requested the Commissioner of Elections
to advance the election date to April 4.