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Pre poll bonus seat in EPC for TMVP

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TMVP – Tamil coalition party of the ruling UPFA in the Eastern Provincial Council is given the remaining bonus seat in the Eastern Provincial Council. The TMVP’s Batticalao organizer and Chief Minister’s private secretary P.Prasanthan is to be sworn in for this bonus seat on Tuesday when the EPC meets. This was decided at a meeting the TMVP had with Chief Presidential Adviser, Basil Rajapahksha, informed sources said.

This bonus seat slot was reserved for former Batticaloa GA Monagurusamy who contested in the UPFA on behalf of the TMVP in the EP election. Since he is migrated to overseas, the issue was pending unresolved between the TMVP and the UPFA. The TMVP was sending different signal on its support to the President Mahinda Rajapaksha in the next month election. Now the isssue is resolved in favour of the TMVP, its support to the UPFA candidate is well secured, the sources added.


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December 19, 2009 at 11:15 pm

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