In election held to elect the VC of the University of Jaffna, Prof. Siri Satkunarasa led the voting with 17 votes. This election was held in the University of Jaffna yesterday.
DoF- Science, Prof. Wigneswaran, Former DoF –Science, Prof. S.Sri Satkunarasa, DoF- Medicine, S. Raviraj, DoF – Graduate studies, K.Mihunthan, and DoF Management, Prof. T. Velnamby contested the election yesterday.
23 of the 24 members of the council voted yesterday and the details of voting is as following:
Prof. Sri Satkunarasa – 17 Votes 2nd voting
Prof. Wigneswaran – 11 “
Prof. Velnamby – 09 ……………..14
Prof. Raviraj – 09 …………….09
The names of candidates who secured highest number of votes, namely, Prof. Sri Satkunarasa ,Prof. Wigneswaran, Prof. Velnamby had been sent to the Senate which will in turn sent their names to the President. The president will select one of before before April 23rd as the term of office of current VC expires on that date.