ITAK contests Kalmunai MC, two PS in Amparai district

[TamilNet, Friday, 19 May 2006, 18:20 GMT]
Ilankai Tamil Arasu Kadchchi (ITAK) is contesting three local government institutions of six which go to polls Saturday in the Amparai district. ITAK has fielded candidates for the Kalmunai Municipal Council (MC), Navithanveli PS and Pottuvil PS, sources said.

The Sri Lanka Muslim Congress (SLMC), United Peoples Freedom Alliance (UPFA), Muslim National Alliance (MNA), ITAK and nine independent groups are contesting the Kalmunai MC. 63,251 voters are qualified to cast their franchise to elect nineteen members to the Kalmunai MC, sources said.

Muslim National Congress (MNC) led by Minister Mr.A.L.M.Athaullah is contesting Akkaraipattu PS only, sources said.

SLMC and UPFA are contesting all the six local government institutions, sources said.

Polling will take place in 147 stations and counting will be held in fifteen centers located in the Amparai district secretariat, sources said.

The voters' strength and the number of councilors of other five Pradesiya Saba which go to polls Saturday follow:-
  1. Navithanveli- 12374 voters, 05 councilors.
  2. Akkaraipattu-23296- 11 councilors.
  3. Pottuvil- 19253-09 councilors.
  4. Ninthavur-17909-07 councilors.
  5. Addalaichchenai- 23672-09 councilors.

 

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