TNA leads by massive majorities in Jaffna electorates

[TamilNet, Friday, 02 April 2004, 23:45 GMT]
The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) is leading all the electorates of the Jaffna District by vast majorities, elections officials in the north said in the early hours of Saturday morning. In the Udupiddy electorate of Jaffna, for which results were made available, the TNA (contesting as Ilankai Thamil Arasu Katchi) got 24176 votes. The paramilitary group EPDP polled 874 votes and the Independent Group No. 1 led by Mr. V. Anandasangaree got only 362 votes in the Udupiddy electorate in Jaffna.

In Manipay the TNA polled 23645 votes while the EPDP got 3215 and the Anandasangaree group secured only 325 votes.

In the Jaffna electorate TNA polled 26895 votes. The EPDP got 2108 and the Anandasangaree group polled 452 votes.

In Kayts the TNA got 13911 while the EPDP polled 1406 votes.

The results in all the electorates of the Jaffna district would be known in the early hours of the morning, elections officials said.

 

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