PLOTE, EPRLF leaders in Jaffna over elections

[TamilNet, Thursday, 18 December 1997, 23:59 GMT]
Suresh Premachandran of the EPRLF and Dharmalingam Sidtharthan of the PLOTE arrived in Jaffna today in connection with the local government elections. They are holding discussions with potential candidates and members about preparing lists for all the local government bodies in the peninsula.

Sources in Jaffna said that not a single nomination list was filed today as well, the third day for nominations at the Jaffna Kachcheri.

The TELO will fly to Jaffna tomorrow.

Sources close to the group said that the group is planning to give up its intention earlier to contest the Valvettithurai urban council and contest the Jaffna municipal council only.


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