Tamil Diplomat

Prof. Siri Satkunarasa leading in the voting for election of Vice Chancellor of University of Jaffna

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.