In a secret polling, two members of the TNA were elected as Chairman and vice chairman of the Mannar Town Council and the TC went under the TNA administration. The election was held yesterday at 10.00 a.m., presided by Commissioner of LG at the Mannar TC’s Meeting Hall.Gnanapragasam Antony Davidson of TNA and Selvarasa Selvakumaran of the SL Pothu Jana Peramuna were proposed for the post of Chairman and Davidson polled 8 votes against 7 votes of Selvakumaran and EPRLF’s S.R.Kumaresh remained neutral. Davidson was elected Chairman.
Soosai Sebastian Johnson (TNA) and Nilamutheen Nakuseen (UNP) were propose for the post of Vice Chairman and Johnson polled 8 votes against 5 votes of Nagutheen and he was elected as Vice Chairman with S.R.Kumaresh(EPRLF),Fernando Joseph(TULF) remaining neutral. Several people including TNA’s Vanni MPs, Selvam Adaikalanathan, Chrles Nirmalanathan, NPC member Primus Siraywa, former MP, Vinonotharalinkam were present during the elections.