Several presidential candidates lose their bonds

Several presidential candidates lose their bonds

Several presidential candidates lose their bonds

Written by Staff Writer

11 Jan, 2015 | 12:51 pm

The bonds deposited by 17 candidates who contested in the presidential poll have been confiscated due to a failure to obtain more than 1% of the votes.

Additional Elections commissioner U. Amaradasa stated that  the bonds of 15 candidates from political parties and two other independent candidates have been confiscated.

The designated amount for  independent candidates was Rs. 75,000   For candidates from political parties, the amount was Rs.50,000.

Accordingly, the total amount confiscated adds up to Rs.900,000.

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