However five members of the UPFA had filed a writ petition in Court on January 11, seeking an order to abolish the election in that particular Pradeshiya Sabha as it is a violation of election laws.
The writ petition was filed by the UPFA General Secretary Mahinda Amaraweera, Vijith Wijayamuni Soysa, Saman Premajith Wickremarachchi, Dissanayake Mudiyanselage Arunasiri Sampath Karunaratne and Dissanayaka Mudiyanselage Munasinghe.
The Chairman of the Election Commission Mahinda Deshapriya, and three members of the Commission, District Selection Officer, UNP, JVP and the Podu Jana Peramuna General Secretaries and the Attorney General have been stated as respondents.
It is reported that the said nomination list had been prepared under the supervision of the leader of the Podujana Peramuna G.L. Peiris.