Preferential votes for Jaffna district released

[TamilNet, Sunday, 22 September 2013, 12:10 GMT]
Tamil National Alliance (TNA) chief minister candidate Mr CV Wigneswaran polled 132,255 preferential votes. Ms Ananthi Sasitharan topped among the other candidates polling 87,870 preferential votes. Next to them were Mr Tharmalingam Sitharthan (39,715 votes), Mr Arnold Emmanuel (26,780) and Mr CVK Sivagnanam (26,747). TNA's Parliamentary Group leader R. Sampanthan told media in Jaffna that the provincial government, which would be convened under the leadership of Mr Wigneswaran would soon announce its future plans. On UPFA side, EPDPs Jaffna district organiser Kamalendran Kandasami has polled 13,632 and SLFP district organiser Ankayan Ramanathan received 10,034 votes.

Following are some of the details of preferential votes from Jaffna district:

TNA:
CV Wigneswaran 132,255
Ananthi Sasitharan 87,870
Sitharthan Tharmalingam 39,715
Arnold Emmanuel 26 780
CVK Sivagnanam 26747
Gajatheepan Balachandran 23669
MK Sivajilingam 22660
Aingaranesan Ponnuthurai 22268
Sugirthan Suntharalingam 20101
Sajanthan Kesavan 20,546
Nadarasa Kanakaratnam 16,473
Paragnchothy Ariyakutiy 16,359
Sarweswaran Kandiah 14,761
Sivajogan Velupillai 13471


UPFA:
EPDP Jaffna organiser Kamalendran Kandasami 13,632
UPFA organiser Ankayan Ramanathan 10,034

 

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