Deva Aditya scores grand victory- EU election
Sri Lankan Born Niranjan Deva Aditya won a second time polling over 80,000 votes, considered as a high number in the voting pattern at the EU election.Deva Aditya is a very popular figure among Sinhalese as well as Tamils living in the <?XML:NAMESPACE PREFIX = ST1 />United Kingdom.The pro-LTTE Janani Jananayagam was badly defeated obtaining only 29 per cent votes.
FLASH - Pro-LTTE Janani badly defeated, Deva Aditya in grand victory in EU polls
Monday, 08 June 2009
The pro-LTTE Janani Jananayagam, who contested the European Union election was badly defeated obtaining only 29 per cent votes, reports reaching Colombo from London stated a short while ago.
Janani, known as 'Jani' among pro-LTTE tamil diaspora, only obtained a few votes though the LTTE's vocalist 'MIA' came to her rescue during the campaign to urge Tamils to vote for her.
MIA is a Sri Lankan born so called singer unheard to the music scene in Sri Lanka and a pro-LTTE activist who had reportedly staged some less attended musical events to collect funds for the LTTE.
Her defeat is described as another blow to the LTTE at international level.
Meanwhile, Niranjan Deva Aditya won a second time polling over 80,000 votes, considered as a high number in the voting pattern at the EU election.
Sri Lankan born Deva Aditya is a very popular figure in the United Kingdom among all Sinhalese and Tamils living over there.
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