EPC councillor Maunagurusami quits politics

[TamilNet, Monday, 19 May 2008, 01:17 GMT]
Former Batticaloa District Secretary and Government Agent P. Maunagurusami of Thamil Makkal Viduthalai Puligal (TMVP) recently appointed by the Elections Commissioner for one the bonus seats in Eastern Provincial Council (EPC), announced Saturday that he was quitting politics.

The announcement was made from London to the people of Batticaloa by means of a pamphlet released in the East.

“10,000 preferential votes were cast for me by the residents of Batticaloa, while I was residing at a distance of many thousands of miles away from you. I thank all of you for voting for me out of personal respect you have for me.

“However, for personal reasons I have chosen to quit politics," the announcement stated.


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