TNA conducts election procession in Jaffna
[TamilNet, Wednesday, 05 August 2009, 14:41 GMT]
Tamil National Alliance (TNA) parliamentarians, contestants in Jaffna Municipal Council (JMC) election and supporters marched in a procession Tuesday around 10:00 a.m which started from Suresh Premachandranís office on Hospital Road in Jaffna and ended at Jaffna Co-operative Society Hall. TNA leader and Trincomalee district MP, R. Sampanthan and TNA parliamentarians Mavai Senathirajah, S. Thurairatnasingam, Gajendrakumar Ponnambalam, Solomon Cyril, Pathmini Sithamparanathan and Suresh Premachandran marched in the procession, sources in Jaffna said.
The procession went through Hospital Road, Kasthooriyar Road, Stanley Road, Clock Tower Road, Perumal Koayil Road and KKS Road where people showed their support to the marchers who took time to urge them to vote for Ilangkai Thamizh Arasu Kadchi (ITAK) which was backed by the TNA.
Police provided security to the procession.
TNA is to hold its final election campaign meeting Wednesday night at Paasaiyoor St. Antonyís Church play ground presided by ITAK Chief Candidate, Mudiyappu Remediyas, the organizers of the meeting said.
All election campaign activities are to stop Wednesday midnight.