Muthaliph Farook sworn in as new MP of Vanni district

[TamilNet, Thursday, 06 January 2011, 11:45 GMT]
Attorney-at-Law Muthaliph Farook from Mannaar Wednesday afternoon took oaths as the new parliamentarian of the Vanni electoral district filling the vacancy created with the sudden demise of Noordeen Mashoor. The Speaker Chamal Rajapakse in parliament administered oaths and allegiance to the new MP who is from the Sri Lanka Muslim Congress (SLMC), sources said.

The Elections Commissioner by an extra ordinary gazette notification declared Farook to fill the vacancy as he had polled the next highest preferential votes.

The new Parliamentarian is a resident of Musali in the Mannaar district.


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