TNA, UPFA, SLMC to contest Mannar local council elections

[TamilNet, Wednesday, 15 February 2006, 16:27 GMT]
The Sri Lanka Muslim Congress (SLMC) Wednesday submitted its nomination list to contest the Musali pradesiya Sabah in the Mannar district. Meanwhile the ruling United Peoples Freedom Alliance (UPFA) has decided to contest all the five local authorities in the Mannar district in the forthcoming local council election, sources said.

Mr.Susil Premajayanth, Minister and the General Secretary of the UPFA Wednesday morning arrived in Mannar accompanied by Mr.Rischard Badiudin, Minister of Rehabilitation and Reconstruction for Wanni region to finalize the preparation of nominations lists which are to be handed over to the District Returning Officer Thursday, sources said.

Mannar district comprises five local authorities, Mannar Urban Council (13,956 voters), Mannar Pradesiya Sabah (22,302) Manthai West PS (17.937), Musali PS (11,955) and Nanattan PS (15,405).

Tamil National Alliance (TNA) sources said it will submit nomination lists on Thursday.


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