Tamil Diplomat

Former Attorney General Siva Pasupathy to be appointed to the Sub-committee of the TPC on behalf of CM

It is reliably learnt the former Attorney General and a member of the Political Affairs Committee of the LTTE, Will be appointed to the Sub-committee of the TPC on Political Solution, on behalf of the CM, C.V.Wigneswaran.

When the 2nd meeting of TPC was held in Jaffna last week in Jaffna, it was announced that, in the Sub-Committee for reviewing the political solution will have 15 members and the 2 members will be proposed on behalf of CM, NPC. The political parties which took part in the meeting proposed two each to the Committee.

In this context, the CM Wigneswaran has taken action to appoint former Attorney General Siva Pasupathy as one of his representatives. At the same time he is in contact with several Tamil national intellectuals in order to nominate as his second representative. This selection also will be made soon, it is learnt.

82 years old now, Siva Pasupathy had served for 13 years (1975 – 1988) as the 34th Attorney General of Sri Lanka. He is also a Presidential Counsel. He served as the advisor to the Negotiation team of the LTTE which engaged in negotiations with the United National Front of  Ranil Wickremsinghe, abroad and had served as representative of the Political Affairs Committee of the LTTE. This is the committee that drafted the Interim Self Governance Authority (ISGA) which was submitted by the LTTE to the Sri Lankan Government.

An old boy of Colombo Ananda College and Jaffna Hindu College,  Siva Pasupathy completed his Graduate studies at University of Ceylon , and his post-Graduate studies at Cambridge University in the UK.