Three petitions filed seeking dismissal of writ against LG elections


Three intervention petitions have been filed within the Supreme Court docket looking for the dismissal of a writ petition filed by Military Colonel (Retired), W.M.R. Wijesundara who has sought a court docket order to be issued to the Elections Fee, suspending the conducting of the native authorities elections.

The three petitions have been filed by a member of the manager committee of Nationwide Folks’s Energy (NPP), Legal professional-at-Regulation Sunil Watagala, Nationwide Organiser of the Socialist Youth Union (SYU), Eranga Gunasekara and Senior Lecturer of the Regulation College of Colombo College, Dr. Visakesa Chandrasekaram.

The petitioners level out {that a} retired Military Colonel has filed a petition earlier than the Supreme Court docket claiming that the holding of Native Authorities elections is inappropriate in the mean time, since there’s a severe financial disaster inside the nation presently.

The petitioning get together has highlighted that the related petition has no authorized foundation and that the petitioner has failed to ascertain that there’s a cheap authorized foundation to proceed the listening to of the petition.

The intervening petitions additional alleged that misguided and deceptive info has been filed earlier than the court docket by means of this writ petition.

The intervention petitioners, who request the Supreme Court docket to permit them to intervene within the related petition and to current details, additionally request the court docket to dismiss the related petition with out taking it up for listening to.

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