The term of 21 Local Government bodies which was to end has been extended till December 31.

Local Government and Provincial Council Minister Faiszer Musthapha revealed that the term of two local government bodies which was to end on October 31 was also extended till December 31.

Minister Musthapha said that the decision was taken after a consultation with the President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe. However, almost a month ago the Prime Minister has told a public function that the local government elections will be hold on due date and no postponements will take place.