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TNA may withdraw from the election

The Tamil National Alliance says it may pullout from contesting the upcoming local government elections in Jaffna if its members continue to face harassment and intimidation.
TNA MP M.K Sivajilingham told News Now.lk that several TNA members had urged that the party withdraw from the polls but a final decision has not been taken.

He said that if such intimidation and harassment of TNA members continue in Jaffna then the party will have to seriously consider withdrawing.

The TNA had requested the Elections Commissioner to have foreign monitors at the local government elections which will be held next Saturday but the Commissioner has said there is no time to make such arrangements, Sivajilingham said. (News Now.lk)

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