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By Jamila Najmuddin

TMVP Leader and Eastern Province Chief Minister Sivanesathurai Chandrakanthan alias Pillayan will meet President Mahinda Rajapakse tomorrow to reach a final decision on if the party will contest alone or with the ruling UPFA at the upcoming general elections.

TMVP Spokesperson Azath Maulana speaking to Daily Mirror Online said that Mr. Chandrakanthan would also meet a government delegation this evening to discuss the matter.

“Mr. Chandrakanthan will meet the government delegation today and President Mahinda Rajapakse tomorrow. We will reach a decision after the meetings,” Mr. Maulana said.

The TMVP held a high level party meeting in Batticaloa on Saturday which was chaired by Mr. Chandrakanthan and was attended by the members of the TMVP Polit Bureau, the TMVP acting committee, and several high ranking officials.

However the party was unable to reach a decision and concluded it by deciding that it would make a decision after meeting the government this week.

However the Daily Mirror online has learnt that a majority of the TMVP members are keen on contesting the upcoming General Elections as an independent party and not in alignment with any political party.

Several senior TMVP members have also conveyed their decision to Mr. Chandrakanthan and have stated that going solo during the general election would be better for the party’s future.

  Comments - 21

  • Wednesday, 10 February 2010 12:22 PM

    Do you have a back bone Pilayan. Please check it? No shame for you Pilayan? Well if you guys have shame - why you all follow still behind Mahinda. Try to walk with the General that is a wise decision. You have taken your wrong steps, and you will regret soon.

    Thursday, 11 February 2010 08:14 AM


    Thursday, 11 February 2010 07:40 AM

    Karuna, Pillayan, KP are heros. But GREAT SF is a traitor. What nice country Sri Lanka.

    Wednesday, 10 February 2010 08:12 PM

    Sarath - remand! Pilleyan - demands! 'Abuddhassa kale.'

    Wednesday, 10 February 2010 03:39 PM

    Pillayan and Karuna are the only two politicians with Millitary backgroud doing politics in SL....

    Wednesday, 10 February 2010 02:54 PM

    scott free

    Wednesday, 10 February 2010 02:15 PM

    One day he will try to let down MR the so called president.

    Whether you contest or alone wih MR's party you and EPDP thugs are not going to anything significantly.

    Wednesday, 10 February 2010 01:57 PM

    Hay Pilli your people have spoken they dont want this president . Listen to them idiot

    Wednesday, 10 February 2010 12:31 PM

    Well said who is bothered about this rottern egg. What is the use of this cast out vessel. Garbage will gether with only garbage.

    Wednesday, 10 February 2010 12:25 PM

    You are an opportunist Pillayan? Am I correct ?

    Wednesday, 10 February 2010 12:24 PM

    Hanging unto Rajapakshe is not a good sign Pillayan. Now the General and his men are going to be strong very soon, wait for sometime until the collepse of the present regime and then join with the right leader.

    Wednesday, 10 February 2010 10:44 AM

    Will MR get Karuna & Pillayan's support to frame charges against SF?

    Wednesday, 10 February 2010 12:21 PM

    TMVP Polit Bureau!!!!! What is that?????

    Wednesday, 10 February 2010 12:18 PM

    fight War for country for 40 years = dragged to jail , treated like dog,

    fight against country kill the CITIZENS of mother lanka = many years in parliment and given security by those who once they killed lol

    Wednesday, 10 February 2010 12:14 PM

    "Kingh" i think we should be botherd. Do not you remember once upon a time when they were in the "wild" both Pilliyan and Karuna did not do anything unwanted. They did not kill any body, fought against a soverign state, did not kill who protected this country i.e. army, navy or airforce persons, they did not plan to over throw the state and they were inconnet babies. Therefore the present government did have an iota of evidence or rather TANGILE evidence to frame charges Like SF's case, although the whole Sri Lanka was crying foul of both of them. Therefore government in power has given them the places both they deserve and both are two princesses with the "NOTHER" King Dutugamunu (thousand aplogies i am not referring to the great King Dutugamunu who united this country long long long ago who even respected his political opponent King Elara) who rule the country. Long live the "NOTHER KING" and his heram and God bless Sri Lanaka.

    Wednesday, 10 February 2010 12:13 PM

    Wll said, SCOTT!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Wednesday, 10 February 2010 12:08 PM

    contest alone if you guys have back bone...

    Wednesday, 10 February 2010 11:52 AM

    So Partnering with LTTE is Patriotism and SF talking to UNP is betrayal. Pathetic

    Wednesday, 10 February 2010 11:50 AM

    These guys are LTTE... see what they are doing to our true war hero..... Damm shame... Sinhalaya modaya keum kanna suraya....

    Wednesday, 10 February 2010 11:40 AM

    Good time make some bucks !

    Wednesday, 10 February 2010 10:50 AM

    who is botherd

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