UNP, UPFA avoid Jaffna district

[TamilNet, Tuesday, 24 February 2004, 12:27 GMT]
The Returning Officer of the Jaffna electoral district Mr.S.Pathmanathan Tuesday accepted nomination lists from eight political parties and two independent groups to Contest the forthcoming general election fixed for 2 April, election department sources said.

The two Sinhala major political parties, United National Party and United Peoples Freedom Alliance (SLFP-JVP) are not contesting in the Jaffna electoral district, sources said.

Ilankai Thamil Arasu Katchchi, Eelam Peoples Democratic Party, Jathika Hela Urumaya, United Socialist Party, New Left Front, Ruhunu Peoples Party, Sri Lanka Muslim Congress and Swarajaya Party are contesting.


Jaffna GA
Jaffna Government Agent, S. Pathmanathan



One independent group led by the president of the Tamil United Left Front (TULF) Mr. V.Anandasangaree and a second independent group led by M.S.Mohamed Rafee also have entered the contest, sources said.

 

Latest 15 Reports
25.08.16 20:18  
Sweeping the issue of ethnic assaults under carpet is not reconciliation: Peradeniya Tamil students
24.08.16 20:09  
49 Tamil students boycott studies, demand security from racial assaults in Peradeniya
23.08.16 23:37   Photo
35 Tamil-speaking students leave Peradeniya campus after racial assault
22.08.16 23:09  
Ki'linochchi mobilizes against SL military-led Sinhala Buddhicisation of Tamil homeland
21.08.16 23:37   Photo
Colombo schemes permanent slum housing for uprooted Tamils at limestone quarry lands
20.08.16 23:16  
Global Tamils urged to help fight legal case of Muslim political prisoner detained under PTA
19.08.16 22:16  
Thiraayk-kea'ni struggles to survive as Tamil village in Ampaa'rai
18.08.16 23:40   Photo
Tamil graduates in East sidelined in education sector employments for 2016
17.08.16 22:17  
Colombo reinvigorates genocidal Military Intelligence in North-East
16.08.16 23:53   Photo
US 'reconciliation' talk in Jaffna while China gives state upon state to genocidal Sri Lanka  
15.08.16 21:55  
Uprooted Tamils in Ki’linochchi step up protest against SL military occupation of lands
14.08.16 22:00   Photo
2006 Sencholai massacre victims commemorated in Jaffna
13.08.16 23:17  
Ki'linochchi to mobilise against SL military erecting Buddhist sites in occupied Tamil land
12.08.16 23:29  
Tamil polity urged to principally oppose ‘military rehabilitation’ of Tamil POWs
11.08.16 23:50   Photo
Uprooted Tamils reject Colombo's crores of bribes for naval seizure of Pa'l'li-munai in Mannaar
 
Find this article at:
http://www.tamilnet.com/art.html?catid=13&artid=11305