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TNA split: EPRLF in new alliance with TULF

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The four-party Tamil National Alliance (TNA) has split again ahead of the forthcoming local government polls. The Eelam People’s Revolutionary Liberation Front (EPRLF) has quit the coalition to form a new alliance with the Tamil United Liberation Front (TULF).

In the run-up to 2004 parliamentary polls, the LTTE forced the TULF out of the TNA over TULF Chief V. Anandasangaree’s refusal to toe its line.

Anandasangaree yesterday told The Island that candidates would be fielded under the TULF symbol, Rising Sun.

The main constituent of the TNA, the Illankai Thamil Arasu Kadchi (ITAK) has reached a fresh agreement with the People’s Liberation Organization of Tamil Eelam (PLOTE) and the Tamil Eelam Liberation Organization (TELO) to field candidates under its House symbol.

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