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31,000 vote in Canadian TGTE elections

[TamilNet, Tuesday, 4 May 2010 07:49 No Comment]

25 representatives have been elected from Canada in the elections where 31,072 voters took part. Tharani Prapaharan topped Toronto GTA and Vicinities list with 4,967, Vanitha Rajendram topped Eastern Ontario with 8,451, Iyampillai (Shan) Shanmuganathan received 5,049 votes in Western Ontario and Maharajah (Nanthan) Nanthakumar in Quebec & Eastern Canada. Five candidates have been elected without contest in Western Canada.

In December 2009, 48,583 voters took part in Tamil referendum on independent and sovereign Tamil Eelam.

Names of the TGTE representatives elected from Canada follow:

District 1: Toronto GTA and Vicinities

Votes polled:7,006

  1. Tharani Prapaharan (4,967)

  2. Thiru  S. Thiruchelvam (4,936)

  3. M.K. Ealaventhan (4,161)

  4. Pon Balarajan (3,777)

  5. Joe Antony (3,388)

 

District 2: Eastern Ontario
Votes polled:12,026

  1. Vanitha Rajendram (8,451)

  2. Esan Kulasekaram (7,810)

  3. Waran Vaithilingam (6,523)

  4. Mariampillai Anjalo Yogendran (6,478)

  5. Suresh Ratnabalan (6,109)

 

District 3: Western Ontario
Votes polled:6,621

  1. Iyampillai (Shan) Shanmuganathan (5,049)

  2. Suren Mahendran (5,002)

  3. Sam Sangarasivam (4,997)

  4. Ram Sivalingam (4,993)

  5. Balan Ratnarajah (4,844)

 

District 4: Quebec & Eastern Canada
Votes polled: 5,419

  1. Kanthiah Theiventhiran (2,690)

  2. Maharajah (Nanthan) Nanthakumar (2,818)

  3. Niruthan Nagalingam (2,794)

  4. Luxan Sivapragasapillai (3,221)

  5. Bhuvan-Endra Nadarajah (2,557)

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