2 more independent groups pay deposit money to contest Jaffna district

[TamilNet, Wednesday, 24 February 2010, 12:52 GMT]
The number of independent groups contesting parliamentary election in Jaffna district has risen to six with two more groups depositing money at Jaffna Secretariat Wednesday, sources in Jaffna said. The political parties which had submitted their list of candidates to contest Jaffna district so far are Tamil National Alliance (TNA) and Tamil Makkal Viduthalai Pullikal (TMVP), the sources added.

Ponuthurai Sivapalan of Palaali Road, Urumpiraay and Fernando Joseph Antony of Palaali Road, Kuppi’laan are the two who paid the deposit money Wednesday.

Nominations will be accepted until Friday noon.

 

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