TNA becomes third largest party in Sri Lanka’s 13th parliament

[TamilNet, Sunday, 04 April 2004, 15:17 GMT]
The United Peoples Freedom Alliance (UPFA) Sunday evening emerged as the single largest party in the Sri Lanka’s thirteenth 225-member parliament with 105 seats and United National Party (UNP) with 82 seats. The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) which won four electoral districts, Jaffna, Vanni, Trincomalee and Batticaloa in the northeast province except Amparai became the third largest party in the new parliament with twenty two seats.

According to the results of the all the twenty two electoral districts declared Sunday evening, the UPFA has won 92 seats, UNP 71, Tamil National Alliance (TNA) 20, Jathika Hela Urumaya (JHU) 7, Sri Lanka Muslim Congress (SLMC) 04, Upcountry Peoples Front (UPF) 01, Eelam Peoples Democratic Party (EPDP) 01-bringing the total number of 196 elected parliamentarians under the proportional system in the 225 member-parliament.

The UPFA got 13 national list seats, UNP 11, TNA 2, JHU 2, SLMC 1, election department sources said.

With addition of twenty-nine national list parliamentarians the final party strength in the new parliament is:

UPFA -- 105 seats - 42,23,970 votes
UNP -- 82 seats - 35,04,200 votes
TNA -- 22 seats - 6,33,654 votes
JHU -- 9 seats - 5,52,724 votes
SLMC-- 5 seats - 1,86,177 votes
UPF -- 1 seat - 47,728 votes
EPDP-- 1 seat - 24,955 votes

 

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