ACTC submits own list of candidates to contest Jaffna electorate

[TamilNet, Friday, 26 February 2010, 14:05 GMT]
All Ceylon Tamil Congress (ACTC) party which had quit Tamil National Alliance (TNA) submitted Friday its nomination list at Jaffna Secretariat with Sinnathurai Varatharajan, a teacher of economics, as its chief candidate, sources in Jaffna said. Many prominent people in the peninsula as well as the Jaffna University community are said to be supporting ACTC in the forthcoming parliamentary election in Jaffna district electorate.

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ACTC nomination list consists of the following names:

Sinnathurai Varatharajan, economics teacher – chief candidate.

Vijayaratnam John Manoharan Kennedy – former lecturer of Eastern University.

Kanthasamy Thirulogamoorthy – Doctor.

Santham Theepan – fisherman.

Nadesu Thurairajah – registrar of marriages.

Nagalingam Kulanthaivelu – teacher.

Visvalingam Manivanan – student.

Francis Vincent de Paul – trader.

Sellathurai Subramaniam – retired teacher.

Ms. Pathmini Sithamparanathan - former MP

Selvarajah Gajenthiran -former MP

Gajendrakumar Kangkesar Ponnambalam - Lawyer, Gen. Secretary ACTC.

Meanwhile, Nallathamby Srikantha and Kanakalingam Sivajilingam who were thrown out of TNA have submitted a list of candidate under Leftist Front with Nallathamby Srikantha as its chief candidate.

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political parties submit nominations

Ruling United Peoples Freedom Alliance (UPFA) submitted its nomination list to contest Jaffna electorate Friday.

UPFA list has Eelam Peoples Democratic Party (EPDP) Douglas Devananda as its chief candidate while EPDP members Chandrakumar Murugesu, Sylvestri Alentin Uthayan, Pasupathy Seevarathinam, Allexander Soosaimuthu Thas, Kanthasamy Kamalendran, Aiyathurai Srirangeswaran, Murukupillai Sripathy are also included in the list.

Of the total 12 candidates of UPFA 4 are from Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) and their names are Ramanathan Anthayan, Sri Saravanapavan, Sinnathamby Nadarasa Yogarasa and Mohamed Ameen.

The nomination lists tendered at Jaffna Secretariat are being scrutinized by the Assistant Election Officer for selection Friday after 12 noon.

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