3 ITAK members in Trincomalee file petition against expulsion from the party
[TamilNet, Tuesday, 03 August 2010, 20:42 GMT]
Three members of Ilangkai Thamizh Arasuk Kadchi (ITAK) filed a petition in Jaffna magistrate court Monday against the decision by ITAK to expel them from the party because they had contested in the last general election on All Ceylon Tamil Congress ticket, sources in Jaffna said. One of the petioners is the former chairman of Trincomalee Urban Council, Gowri Mukunthan. A woman member of Trincomalee Urban Council and a member of Trincomalee Prathesiya Sabai are the other two petitioners.
The President of ITAK, R. Sampanthan and General Secretary, Mavai Senathirajah are cited as respondents in the petition.
Jaffna District Court magistrate has summoned the respondents to appear in the court when the petition is taken for inquiry 6 August.