Bukit Batok by-election: No election rallies on Wednesday

Madam Halimah Yaacob speaking at the PAP rally on April 29, 2016.
Madam Halimah Yaacob speaking at the PAP rally on April 29, 2016.ST PHOTO: NG KENG GENE
Dr Chee Soon Juan speaking at the SDP rally on April 29, 2016.
Dr Chee Soon Juan speaking at the SDP rally on April 29, 2016.ST PHOTO: DELPHINE KAO

SINGAPORE - Neither the People's Action Party (PAP) nor the Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) will hold a rally on Wednesday (May 4).

Police said that the elections permits office did not receive any applications for election meetings to be held.

The SDP will be holding its third election rally on Tuesday (May 3).

It also held a rally on Sunday (May 1).

Both parties staged their first rallies last Friday (April 29).

SDP chief Dr Chee Soon Juan and the PAP's Murali Pillai are contesting in the by-election for the Bukit Batok Single-Member Constituency.

Bukit Batok voters go to the polls on May 7.