Tamil National Alliance

Tamil National Alliance

Political Party
Political Party Less

Tamil National Alliance

to get instant updates about 'Tamil National Alliance' on your MyPage. Meet other similar minded people. Its Free!

X 

All Updates


Description:
The Tamil National Alliance ( ISO 15919: tamiḻt tēciyakkūṭṭamaippu) is a powerful minority Sri Lankan Tamil political alliance in Sri Lanka. It was formed as an amalgamation of moderate Tamil parties as well as number of former rebel groups. It has participated in elections since 2001.

The alliance originally supported self-determination in an autonomous state for the island's Tamils, but dropped the demand for an independent state in 2010, saying that it is ready to accept regional self-rule.

The party supported negotiations with the rebel Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam to resolve the civil war in Sri Lanka. Three of its sitting Members of Parliament, Kiddinan Sivanesan, Joseph Pararajasingham and Nadarajah Raviraj have been assassinated since 2006, allegedly by the Sri Lankan government.

Formation

The alliance was formed in October 2001, just before the 2001 parliamentary election, and consisted of:

The TULF and ACTC have since left the TNA. Some members of the TULF who wanted to remain in the TNA have resurrected the Illankai Tamil Arasu Kachchi which is now a constituent party of the TNA.

Manifesto and policies

The alliance has come up with two manifestos since 2001. In general the policies are based on the what is known as the Thimpu......
Read More

No feeds found

All
Posting your question. Please wait!...


About

Political Party
No messages found
Suggested Pages
Tell your friends >
about this page
 Create a new Page
for companies, colleges, celebrities or anything you like.Get updates on MyPage.
Create a new Page
 Find your friends
  Find friends on MyPage from