The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) Parliamentary Group convened today and elected R. Sampanthan as the TNA’s Parliamentary Group Leader.
It was also decided at the meeting that Sampanthan should be appointed as the Leader of the Opposition in Parliament.
TNA MP Selvam Adaikalanathan accepted appointment to the post of Deputy Chairman of Committees for the newly elected parliament.
The following appointments were also made at the meeting today:
Party whip – Dharmalingam Siddharthan, MP
Secretary, Parliamentary Group – Sivagnanam Sritharan, MP
TNA spokesman – M. A. Sumanthiran, MP