The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) today officially announced that all its constituent parties have pledged support to New Democratic Front (DNF) presidential candidate Sajith Premadasa.
Accordingly, The People’s Liberation Organisation of Tamil Eelam (PLOTE), Tamil Eelam Liberation Organization (TELO) and the Illankai Tamil Arasu Kachchi (ITAK) will render their support to Premadasa at the 16 Nov presidential polls.
The TNA issuing an official letter requested the new president to be genuinely committed to the below points;
1) Democracy as opposed to Totalitarianism and Authoritarianism, that could lead to dictatorial tendencies.
2) The protection and preservation of the independence of the different institutions of governance, the Legislature, the Executive and the Judiciary, the services in particular, the public service, police service, and the armed services and the different institutions in control of the said services.
3) Fundamental Rights and Human Rights
4) Justice and equality, and committed to enabling all citizens irrespective of ethnicity or religion, to genuinely partake in governance, both nationally and regionally leading to the creation of a united undivided indivisible country in which all citizens, while preserving and protecting their specific identity, feel they are equals and that they belong to one country, just as much the country belongs to all of them.
TNA’s letter is reproduced below;