TNA to contest local council poll in Mannar district

[TamilNet, Monday, 13 February 2006, 12:01 GMT]
The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) is to contest all the five local authorities, one urban council ( UC ) four pradesiya sabahs (PS), in the Mannar administrative district in the forthcoming local election, Mr.S.Vinoharathalingam, Wanni district TNA parliamentarian said Monday.

Mr.Vinoharathalingam said Muslim candidates will be in the TNA nomination lists for all the five local authorities. Nomination lists would be submitted to the District Returning Officer before Thursday, he added.

Meanwhile, Eelam Peoples Democratic Party (EPDP) official in Mannar said his party is to field candidates only for two local authorities, Mannar UC and Mannar PS. It will not contest the other three local councils of Manthai West, Nanattan and Musali, he added.

The names and number of members to be elected for the five local authorities follow:-

Mannar Urban Council 07 members
Manthai West PS- 12 members
Musali PS- 09 members
Nanattan PS 09 members
Mannar PS 09 members.

 

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