July 29, 2013
The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) handed over its nomination papers for the Northern Provincial Council elections today.
TNA Chief Ministerial candidate for the northern polls C.V. Wigneswaran and a TNA delegation handed over the nomination papers for the Jaffna district at the Jaffna District Secretariat.
TNA General Secretary Mavai Senathirajah, TNA MP Suresh Premachandran and TNA MP M.A Sumanthiran were among those who accompanied Wigneswaran to hand over the nomination papers.
The wife of former LTTE Trincomalee District political head Elilan, has been included in the list of candidates by the TNA for the Northern Provincial Council elections from the Jaffna district.
Others contesting from Jaffna under the TNA ticket are PLOTE leader Darmalingam Sidharthan and M.K. Sivajilingham.
The TNA filed its nomination papers in the other districts in the north as well today. A Muslim candidate has been included in the TNA list for the Mannar District. (Colombo Gazette)