The final decision whether TNA would contest the elections for the Eastern Provincial Council with the SLMC could be announced by the 11th states the Leader of TNA R. Sambanthan. He said already discussions are being held regarding this.
Mr. Sambanthan has said this at a meeting of district representatives of the TNA held in Trincomalee on the 7th. He had said the language of the Tamils and Muslims was one and they differ only in religion adding that the aim of contesting the forthcoming election is to defeat the government.
TNA Secretary General Mawai Senathiraja, K. Thurairatnam and Trincomalee Mayor Selvaraja had also expressed their views.