Nominations from today till July 13

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By Kelum Bandara
The election authorities will start from today accepting the nomination lists of political parties and independent groups   intending to contest the August 17 General Election, officials said yesterday.  shs

A top official of the Elections Department told the Daily Mirror that political processions and the display of cut-outs and posters would be banned during this period.  The nomination period will end on July 13.

The official said the nomination lists would be accepted by the District Returning Officers during office hours.  The security will be beefed-up in and around the District Secretariats during this period.  He said the misappropriation of public property for election related activities was banned, and any official responsible for such misdeeds would be liable to a jail term or a fine.