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Wigneswaran announces plans to form new alliance

Northern Province Chief Minister C.V. Wigneswaran today announced plans to form a new Tamil political alliance.

Wigneswaran said the new alliance will be named the Tamil People’s Alliance (Tamil Makkal Kootani ) and will consist of a group of Tamil political parties.

Speaking in Nallur, Wigneswaran said that the new alliance will contest the next Northern Provincial Council elections.

Wigneswaran, who contested the last Northern Provincial Council elections under the Tamil National Alliance (TNA) ticket, accused the TNA of deceiving the public.