The Karaithuraipattu PS sitting which was held after a lapse of 40 years and the TNA was put at the helm with its candidate Kanakaiah Thavarasa was elected as the Chairman. The election was held yesterday presided by Commissioner LG, Patrick Diranjan. IG’s Joseph Amalathas was proposed by the Independent Group.
Thavarasa was supported by EPDP, UNP, SLFP, SLMC and SLPF. Amalathas recived only 3 votes. Raveenthran was elected uncontested as Vice Chairman
In the Karaithuraipatt PS has 24 seats with TNA -9, UNP – 3, IG -3, EPDP -2, TULF -2, SLPF -2, ACTC –1, SLMC -1 and SLFP -1. The sitting was observed by, MPs, S.Sivamohan, Sumanthiran , NPC Minister Sivnesan, MPcs, T.Raviharan, Puvaneswaran and M.K.Sivajilingam.