Election boycotting on the cards?

[TamilNet, Saturday, 20 December 1997, 23:59 GMT]
An urgent meeting convened by the EPRLF, TULF, PLOTE and the EPDP is in session at the Jaffna Central College to explore the possibility of completely boycotting the Jaffna local government elections.

The meeting began this morning around 10 p.m. after moves last night by the EPRLF and the TULF to discuss a common boycott proposal.

Mr. M. Chandrakumar MP of the EPDP, Suresh Premachandran leader of the EPRLF, Pon Sivapalan of the TULF and representatives of the PLOTE are at the discussion which is expected to conclude later in the noon around 2 p.m.


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