A gazette notification announcing the numbers of members of Local Government bodies and the details of 5 newly formed LG Bodies was published yesterday. The Number of members of the Jaffna Municipal Council has been increased from 23 to 27. Further, the number of members of Velanai, Chulipuram, Manipay, Puthur, Point Pedro, Chavakachcheri, Karainagar, Karaichchi and Poonakary Pradeshiya Sabais have been also increased.
Number of members Island wide has been increased from 4,486 to 8,356. The number of LG bodies has been increased from 336 to 341. More details are given below.
|Local Government Body||Current No. of seats||Future dseats.|
|Point Pedro and Valveddithurai TC||09||09|
|Vali West – Chulipuram PS||14||15|
|Vali North – PS||21||21|
|Vali Southwest – Manipay PS||16||17|
|Vali East – Puthur PS||21||22|
|Vali South PS||16||18|
|Point Pedro PS||09||12|
|Vada. South West PS||17||19|