It is reported that a political power struggle has been created between Chief Minister C.V. Wigneswaran and Chairman C.V.K. Sivayananam of the Northern Provincial Council.
The dispute arose after the Chief Minster responded to a proposal made by the Chairman to appoint a Committee of Councilors.
Later heated words were exchanged between the Chief Minister and the Chairman during the 44th session of the Provincial Council which convened yesterday.
It is also been reported that the council members of the ruling party divided into two factions as the argument developed.