Jaffna District MP Sivagnanam Shritharan elected as new Leader of ITAK
January 21, Colombo (LNW): Jaffna District MP Sivagnanam Shritharan has been elected as the new leader of the Ilankai Tamil Arasu Kachchi (ITAK) today (21).
Shritharan’s position was previously held by Mavai Senathirajah.
ITAK is a constituent party within the Tamil National Alliance (TNA).
Sivagnanam Shritharan entered the political arena by contesting the 2010 parliamentary election as a candidate for the Tamil National Alliance electoral alliance in Jaffna District, securing a seat in Parliament.
He subsequently won re-election in the 2015 and 2020 parliamentary elections.