He resigned his position in the Provincial Council to contest in the Jaffna Municipality election in ITAK
It is also learnt this group has a maximum a total of 50 former LTTE cadres and Venthan is the President, Kathir - Secretary and Thulasi, the media contact persons and this group has been presently absolved unceremoniously into the ITAK
which grasp the lion share in the selection of candidates, has on the sly entered into an agreement and arrangement with the Crusaders for Democracy - a political outfit of the ex LTTErs, without the knowledge, consent and approval of the other two coalition partners.
Kugathas of TELO, who contested in the ITAK
ticket in 2013 Provincial Council elections, and added the TA leaders were unanimous in their opinion to replace him for the vacancy occurred.
Sivanathan Navindra alias Venthan, Former head of the Personal Security Division of the slain Tamil Tiger leader Velupillai Prabhakaran, and the present leader of the 'Crusaders For Democracy', told 'Asian Tribune' that ITAK
has allocated 33 seats to contest in the local government elections in the North - Jaffna district, as well as in the Vanni region.
Chelvanayakam, the leader in 1965, when ITAK
supported Dudley Senanayake to form a national government, it was clearly told even though the party supported the formation of the national government, its principled position was that 'no elected representative of the Party should hold any position in any government'.
Earlier, several names cropped up as likely Jaffna mayoral candidates of the ITAK
They have informed their intention of withdrawing from the contest in a letter addressed to ITAK
president Mavai S.
Already the rank and file of the ITAK
started leveling allegations against R.
When the LTTE realized, I wouldn't dance to its tune, I was forced out to pave the way for (Sampanthan's) ITAK
to take control.
Today at 11 AM, leaders of TELO, People Liberation Organization Tamil Eelam (PLOTE) and ITAK
met in Colombo at the Office of the Leader of the Opposition.
This meeting was scheduled after the TELO announced that they were 'unable to be anymore a co-traveller with Ilankai Tamil Arasu Kadchchi' (ITAK
) and announced of ditching the ITAK