Wigneswaran not the next CM candidate: TNA

2018-04-09 13:45:44

Tamil National Alliance (TNA) MP M.A. Sumanthiran said yesterday Northern Province Chief Minister C.V. Wigneswaran would not be given the chief ministerial candidacy again.

He told a news conference that the chief minister had assured the party that he would hold the post only for two years when he was appointed the previous time.

“We do not expect to appoint Mr. Wigneswaran as the Chief Minister again because he said he would not hold the position for more than two years. We do not think it is suitable to give him the position again, “ he said. (Romesh Madushanka)

  Comments - 12

  • Dr.Siri Monday, 9 April 2018 14:37

    Why Chief ministers for this small nation.The President, Prime minister, Ministers, Deputy Ministers, State Ministers, Goveners, Provincial councillors, Local Councillors. Etc are appointed at tax payers expense.

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    Nirmala Monday, 9 April 2018 16:15

    Thats another issue altogether.

    Reply : 3       23

    Blow your mouth Monday, 9 April 2018 17:57

    Who r u appoint a CM candidate. It is the PEOPLE to elect him

    Reply : 7       19

    dasa Monday, 9 April 2018 21:13

    Hats off to leaders who do not try to cling on to power!

    Reply : 0       10

    Singingfish Monday, 9 April 2018 14:49

    Good decision people need a CM who capable to work together with all parties aiming people's development without blasting out his own house (party)for the self interest.

    Reply : 18       37

    Lankan Monday, 9 April 2018 15:21

    TNA don't know the ground reality now, they want a TNA puppet as CM. Mark my word, he will be the elected CM in the next election but not as a candidate from TNA!

    Reply : 26       41

    Varathan. Monday, 9 April 2018 16:42

    The ground reality is very obvious. Two states in one country.

    Reply : 9       33

    malij Monday, 9 April 2018 19:40


    Reply : 2       3

    Robert Monday, 9 April 2018 20:38

    Yes of cause, our CM will be a tamils candidate , not for TNA maybe

    Reply : 3       14

    Ceylon Monday, 9 April 2018 20:46

    Vignes dudnt do any good as cm.but he didnt became a traitor by prorecting thieves and helping thieves to hide stolen billions,just like traitor he can retire fealessly and respectfully.

    Reply : 5       15

    mad dog Monday, 9 April 2018 23:20

    in a very small island we have a President, a Prime Minister , sorry a dead man, and over 40 ministers. Do we really want a Chief Minister and for what. Let all the ministers enjoy their life and we will pay for their expenses. Both Sumanthiran and his old boss from Trinco, I can't even remember that man's name enjoy life.

    Reply : 5       1

    SAM Tuesday, 10 April 2018 13:31

    Good job from a learned Sri Lanka.

    Reply : 0       0

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