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31,000 vote in Canadian TGTE elections

[TamilNet, Monday, 03 May 2010, 21:48 GMT]
25 representatives have been elected from Canada in the elections where 31,072 voters took part. Tharani Prapaharan topped Toronto GTA and Vicinities list with 4,967, Vanitha Rajendram topped Eastern Ontario with 8,451, Iyampillai (Shan) Shanmuganathan received 5,049 votes in Western Ontario and Maharajah (Nanthan) Nanthakumar in Quebec & Eastern Canada. Five candidates have been elected without contest in Western Canada.

In December 2009, 48,583 voters took part in Tamil referendum on independent and sovereign Tamil Eelam.

Names of the TGTE representatives elected from Canada follow:

District 1: Toronto GTA and Vicinities
Votes polled:7,006
  1. Tharani Prapaharan (4,967)
  2. Thiru  S. Thiruchelvam (4,936)
  3. M.K. Ealaventhan (4,161)
  4. Pon Balarajan (3,777)
  5. Joe Antony (3,388)


Tharani Prapaharan
Tharani Prapaharan
Thiru S. Thiruchelvam
Thiru S. Thiruchelvam
M.K. Ealaventhan
M.K. Ealaventhan
Pon Balarajan
Pon Balarajan
Joe Antony
Joe Antony


District 2: Eastern Ontario
Votes polled:12,026
  1. Vanitha Rajendram (8,451)
  2. Esan Kulasekaram (7,810)
  3. Waran Vaithilingam (6,523)
  4. Mariampillai Anjalo Yogendran (6,478)
  5. Suresh Ratnabalan (6,109)


Vanitha Rajendram
Vanitha Rajendram
Esan Kulasekaram
Esan Kulasekaram
Waran Vaithilingam
Waran Vaithilingam
Mariampillai Anjalo Yogendran
Mariampillai Anjalo Yogendran
Suresh Ratnabalan
Suresh Ratnabalan


District 3: Western Ontario
Votes polled:6,621
  1. Iyampillai (Shan) Shanmuganathan (5,049)
  2. Suren Mahendran (5,002)
  3. Sam Sangarasivam (4,997)
  4. Ram Sivalingam (4,993)
  5. Balan Ratnarajah (4,844)


Iyampillai (Shan) Shanmuganathan
Iyampillai (Shan) Shanmuganathan
Suren Mahendran
Suren Mahendran
Sam Sangarasivam
Sam Sangarasivam
Ramalingam Sivalingam
Ramalingam Sivalingam
Balan Ratnarajah
Balan Ratnarajah


District 4: Quebec & Eastern Canada
Votes polled: 5,419
  1. Kanthiah Theiventhiran (2,690)
  2. Maharajah (Nanthan) Nanthakumar (2,818)
  3. Niruthan Nagalingam (2,794)
  4. Luxan Sivapragasapillai (3,221)
  5. Bhuvan-Endra Nadarajah (2,557)


Maharajah (Nanthan) Nanthakumar
Maharajah (Nanthan) Nanthakumar
Niruthan Nagalingam
Niruthan Nagalingam
Luxan Sivapragasapillai
Luxan Sivapragasapillai
Bhuvan-Endra Nadarajah
Bhuvan-Endra Nadarajah


District 5: Western Canada
(Elected uncontested)
  1. Mokanasingham Markandu  
  2. Sothinathan Sumughan
  3. Nagendra Katpana
  4. Muthukumarasamy Ratna
  5. Sivasothy Jeyamathy


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