TMVP fully supports President Rajapaksa
*Rapid development under President
*Not a single Tamil person will vote for Fonseka
*Billions invested for North and East
The Thamil Makkal Viduthalai Pulikal (TMVP) has taken a unanimous
decision to campaign and secure victory of President Mahinda Rajapaksa
at the upcoming Presidential Election, TMVP leader and Eastern Province
Chief Minister Sivanesathurai Chandrakanthan told the Daily News
Chandrakanthan totally rejecting the misleading news report that the
TMVP would withhold support for President Rajapaksa, said the TMVP will
launch its full effort for the victory of the President due to many
The people in the North and East are now free from the clutches of
LTTE terrorism which brought much sorrow to the whole country, the Chief
“If not for President Mahinda Rajapaksa, the Eastern Provincial
Council could not have been established and functioning.
“The Eastern Province has undergone rapid development as a result of
the peaceful situation in the country,” Chief Minister Chandrakanthan
All development plans are being implemented as promised by the
President. Massive development projects including infrastructure
development programs are carried out throughout the Eastern Province. In
line with the development activities, the livelihood of the people in
the North and East has improved.
The Government has allocated and invested billions of funds for the
betterment of the North and East.
“The allocation is really more than the people expected,”
Chandrakanthan added. The friendship of the TMVP with the President and
UPFA will remain as usual and it will strengthen day by day.
Chandrakanthan pointed out that General Sarath Fonseka doesn’t have
any political background or experience in politics.
“Therefore not a single Tamil person will vote for General Fonseka at
the presidential election since the people in Eastern Province are well
aware of his background,” he noted.
The TMVP will hold discussions with the President regarding certain
issues in the Eastern Province in due course.
“Those are at number two in our agenda. Number one is to support
President Mahinda Rajapaksa at the presidential election,” he stressed.