TNA submits nominations for Trinco local poll
[TamilNet, Wednesday, 15 February 2006, 12:06 GMT]
Tamil National Alliance (TNA) Wednesday morning submitted nomination lists to contest eleven local authorities out of thirteen in the Trincomalee district in the forthcoming local elections. Mr.K.Thurairatnasingham, Trincomalee district parliamentarian handed over the nomination lists to the District returning Officer Mr.Bandara Mapa at the latter's office, sources said.
Mr.Thurairatnasingham with candidates and Buddhist priest Venerable Nantharatna Thera
TNA under the election symbol 'House' of the Ilankai Thamil Arasu Kadchchi
(ITAK) is to contest all the local authorities in the North East, sources said.
In Trincomalee district ITAK is to contest two urban councils, Trincomalee and Kinniya and nine pradesiya sabahs, Muttur, Seruvila, Verugal, Kantalai, Thambalakamam, Kuchchaveli, Trincomalee town and gravets, and Morawewa.
ITAK has decided not to contest two pradesiya sabahs, Gomarankadawela and Padavi Siripura, sources said.