The Jaffna Mayor Emmanuel Arnold has vehemently refused to take up a resolution against granting time to Sri Lanka and the members argued strongly against him. They also accused the TNA as conniving with the Government.
The sitting of the Municipal Council commenced yesterday presided by Mayor Arnold. The resolution with two demands of taking Sri Lanka ti International Court and Referendum under UN monitoring was tabled by the Deputy Mayor.
TNPF members said that this resolution is of much importance and they want to strengthen the resolution.
The deputy Mayor said that this is violation of his rights and requested the Mayor to take the resolution for voting.
However the Mayor vehemently refused to take the resolution for debate saying that the TNA leadership had not allowed the resolution being taken up for debate, and the council was adjourned without taking any decision.