Vanni election results released

[TamilNet, Saturday, 03 April 2004, 17:56 GMT]
The Tamil National Alliance scored 90834 votes in the Vanni electoral district, according to results released by its chief returning officer, Mr. K. Ganesh, Saturday evening. The total number of valid votes polled in the district is 140377. The TNA got five of the six Parliamentary seats of Vanni. The United National Front got the sixth seat by polling 33540 votes.

The United People’s Freedom Alliance (UPFA) and the Democratic People’s Liberation Front (DPLF) failed to get seats. UPFA polled 7340 and the DPLF, the political party of the People’s Liberation Organisation of Thamil Eelam (PLOTE), got 6318.

The DPLF lost the sole seat it secured at the last general elections in December 2001.

The paramilitary group EPDP was able to garner only 1097 votes in the Vanni electoral district.

 

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