SPC to be dissolved in August
The Southern Provincial Council will be dissolved in the first week
of August followed by elections to be held in October, United People’s
Freedom Alliance General Secretary and Education Minister Susil
Premajayanth told the Daily News yesterday.
He said the SLFP had already interviewed likely candidates to contest
the provincial election and final selections were to be made during the
next few days.
Meanwhile, political sources said a considerable number of UNP
Provincial Council members, local party activists and leaders had
already expressed their willingness to join the SLFP or UPFA.