The Tamil United Liberation Front today acquired power in the Vavuniya Urban Council.
The Tamil National Alliance despite holding a majority at the Vavuniya Urban Council lost the Council to the TULF.
The TULF claimed power during the vote held to elect the Mayor of the Vavuniya Urban Council today.
Eight members of the Tamil National Alliance were elected to the Vavuniya Urban Council at the recently concluded Local Authorities Election while three members of the Tamil United liberation Front were elected to the Council.
However during the vote today four United National Party members and three Sri Lanka Freedom Party members who were elected to the Council voted for the TULF.
The Sri Lanka Podu Jana Peramuna representative and an EPDP members voted for the TNA’s mayoral candidate.
The TNA acquired nine votes including a vote of a UNP member.