New Chairman of NPC

C.V.K. Sivagnanam was elected as the Chairman at the inaugural Northern Provincial Council meeting held in Jaffna yesterday. Meanwhile, Anton Jeganathan was elected as the Deputy Chairman of the Council.

Sivagnanam was proposal by Provincial Education Minister T. Kurukularaja and it was seconded by Agriculture Minister S. Aiyankaran.

Prior to the inaugural sittings, the new Provincial Council Building was declared open by Northern Province Governor, Major General G.A. Chandrasiri, Chief Minister, C.V. Wigneshwaran and Tamil National Alliance parliamentarian, M.A. Sumanthiran.

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