The Leader of the Opposition and Leader of the TNA, Era Sampanthan said yesterday that they will announce an appropriate CM at an appropriate time. Commenting to the media men at Trincomalee yesterday he said as above. Term of office of the Northern Provincial Council expires on 25th October.
Current CM, who contested last PC election on behalf of TNA will not contest on behalf of TNA, the spokesman and MP, M.A. Sumanthiran had earlier said. A question was raised with Sampanthan as to who will contest for CM post on behalf of TNA. We have not taken any official decision on the candidate for CM. We will field an appropriate candidate at an appropriate time, said he.