TNA won’t field Wiggy again


Tamil National Alliance (TNA) Jaffna District MP and party spokesman M. A. Sumanthiran yesterday announced in Jaffna that current Northern Province Chief Minister C.V. Wigneswarn wouldn't be fielded again on the TNA ticket at the next provincial council polls scheduled for the latter part of this year.

The announcement was made amidst continuing differences between the top TNA leadership and Wigneswaran.

Wigneswarn, contested the Northern provincial council election, on the TNA ticket, from the Jaffna District and was elected to the NPC. Wigneswaran received his chief ministerial appointment letter from Governor G. A. Chandrasiri on 1 October 2013. He took his oath as chief minister and provincial councillor before President Mahinda Rajapaksa at the Presidential Secretariat on 7 October 2013.

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