New TNA parliamentarian takes oath

[TamilNet, Thursday, 30 November 2006, 11:36 GMT]
K.N.Sri Kantha of the Tamil National Alliance (TNA) was sworn in as new parliamentarian of the Jaffna district to fill the vacancy created by the assassination of Mr.Nadarajah Raviraj by unidentified gunmen in the heart of Colombo on 10th November, political sources in Colombo said.

W.J.M.Lokkubandara, Speaker administered the oath when the parliament resumed its sittings Thursday to conduct committee stage debate on 2007 Budget.

Mr.Sri Kantha is a senior leader of the Tamil Eelam Liberation Organization (TELO), a constituent of the Tamil National Alliance (TNA) that contested the last parliamentary election on the ticket of Ilankai Tamil Arasu Kadchchi (ITAK).


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