Jaffna District MP Mavai Senathirajah has been appointed as the new Leader of the Illankai Tamil Arasu Kachchi, the main constituent party of the Tamil National Alliance.
The change of leadership was announced following a discussion at the party convention held in Vavuniya.
Current leader Trincomalee District MP R. Sampanthan has decided step down and Mavai Senathirajah was elected as the new party leader.
However, it has been reported that Sampanthan will continue as the leader of the TNA. Related story published below :http://www.hirunews.lk/91380/mavai-senadiraja-new-leader-itak