Gajendrakumar Ponnampalam elected to parliament

Thursday August 06, 2020

The leader of Tamil National People's Front (TNPF) has been elected to the parliament.

 

Mr Gajendrakumar Ponnampalam was previously elected to the parliament in 2001 and 2004.

 

Mr Ponnampalam contested the election with the pledge to fight for an international judicial investigation into the genocide of Tamils.

 

His victory marks a turning in Tamil politics.

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