ITAK begins election campaign in Trincomalee
[TamilNet, Monday, 01 March 2010, 13:17 GMT]
The Ilankai Tamil Arasu Katchchi (ITAK) Sunday evening inaugurated its
election campaign in Trincomalee district in support of its candidates
led by its President and former Member of Parliament R.Sampanthan.
Mr. Sampanthan with other candidates S.Mathialagan, K.Selvarajah,
(Trincomalee Urban Council Vice Chairman), K.Nageswaran,
K.Thiruchelvam and M.Neminathan participated in the election rally.
Former Member of Parliamentarian K.Thurairetnasingham presided over
the rally held at Sivan Koayil Veethi.
At the commencement they participated in Pooja held in Trincomalee
Katpakap-pillaiyaar Temple and Trincomalee Sivan Koayil. Thereafter they
were taken in procession to the venue along Thirugnanasampanthar
Street. Former MP Thurairatnasingam garlanded the statue of ITAK
founder leader S.J.V.Chelvanayagam before the commencement of the
ITAK leader Sampanthan appealed to the people to rally round the ITAK
in this crucial time to achieve its objective to find a lasting honorable political solution to the Tamil national question.