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Number of members of Local Government Bodies increases. Jaffna Municipality get 27 instead of 23

Number of members of Local Government Bodies increases. Jaffna Municipality get 27 instead of 23

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.
Jaffna Municipality 23 27
Point Pedro and Valveddithurai TC 09 09
Chavakachcheri TC 11 11
Kayts  PS 11 08
Delft  PS 09 08
Velanai PS 11 12
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
Nallur PS 12 12
Vada. South West PS 17 19
Chavakachcheri PS 15 17
Karainagar PS 05 06
Pachchilaipalli PS 09 08
Karaichchi PS 19 21
Poonakary 09 11
Mannar TC 07 09
Mannar PS 09 12
Nanaattan PS 12 10
Musaly PS 09 10
Manthai PS 12 13

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