The name of Arnold will be proposed by MMC Solomon S Cyril, on behalf of the TNA in the election for Mayor to be held today. This decision was taken in the discussion MMCs elected on behalf of the TNA, said the spokesman and MP of TNA, M.A Sumanthiran
A suspension state had occurred in the JMC with party getting an absolute Majority to form the Government. TNA had secured 16 seats and is the party with most number of seats. Last month it was decided that Arnold will be proposed as the Mayor. Due to opposition to Arnold within and out of the Party, it was suggested Solomon Cyril could be proposed as the Mayor.
In this context a meeting was held with the MMCs at the ITAK Office in Jaffna yesterday evening. Decisions had been taken in this meeting that, Solomon Cyril will propose the name of Arnold as Mayor and and seconded by P. Arulkumaran and the name of Eason will be proposed by P.Tharsananth and seconded by Nithyananthan and if voting is to be done the TNA will insist on public voting.