Smooth and incident free- that’s how Chief Elections Officer, Ramesh Nanan, described proceedings during Monday’s Nomination Day for the October 21st local government elections.
The process began at 9am and ended at 3pm at the respective returning offices.
Nomination papers must have been presented to the returning officers for processing and validation of all nominees from the 136 electoral districts in the country.
Mr. Nanan in a News Power Now interview on Monday said from feedback received the process went well.
He however confirmed that some concerns were raised by two political parties, but they were quickly addressed.
Mr. Nanan said now that the first aspect of Nomination Day activities have been completed the focus is now switched to the submission of information collected and the verification of all details, before the printing of ballots gets underway.