TMVPTamileela Makkal Viduthalai Pulikal (Sri Lanka)
TMVPTobacco Mosaic Virus Coat Protein (biochemistry)
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Although opposition parties alleged widespread vote-rigging, the government's United People's Freedom Alliance in a coalition with the TMVP secured the majority in the new Provincial Council, and TMVP leader Sivanesethurai Chandrakanthan ("Pillaiyan") was sworn in by President Rajapaksa as Chief Minister.
The TMVP, led by ex-rebel commander Vinayagamoorthy Muralitharan, better known as Col.
Rizvi made this order when the President TMVP party and Eastern Provincial Councillor Sivanesadurai Chandrakanthan, former National Coordinator TMVP party and Eastern Provincial Councillor Edwin Silwa Krishnanantharaja, K.
The TMVP had split from the Tamil Tigers and fought against the Tigers but an internal rift in the TMVP saw Pilayan and then TMVP leader Karuna Amman go their separate ways and in 2007 Pillayan was made leader of the TMVP.
Subsequently, the TMVP contested the Eastern Provincial Council elections in 2008 and won and Pillayan was made Chief Minister.
In the last election, the TMVP obtained 3 sets in the Batticaloa district and he predicted that they will easily win 5 seats in this election.
Members of groups such as the EPDP, EPRLF, PLOTE and TMVP had carried arms for self-protection against LTTE attacks.
Colombo, July 27 -- CaFFE - Campaign for Free and Fair Election welcome the self act by the TMVP when the Tamil Makkal Viduthalai Pulikal (TMVP) contesting under the UPFA banner, when it came forward to remove their biggest cut out erected in Batticaloa town.
There will be 6 TMVP candidates led by Sivanesathurai Chanthirakanthan alias Pillaiyan, the former Chief Minister of the Eastern Provincial Council for the Batticaloa district, 3 candidates of Minister Rishad Bathiyutheen's All Ceylon Muslim Congress and now there will be 4 SLFP candidates.
On behalf of the TMVP, 6 candidates are contesting in the Batticaloa district another 3 in Trincomalee and 3 in the Ampara district.
High Commissioner separately interacted with leaders and other representatives of SLFP, UNP, SLMC, ACMC, NC, TNA and TMVP as also religious leaders and members of civil society.
Minister of Economic Development Basil Rajapaksa speaking as the chief guest on the occasion of the first Delegates Convention of the (Tamil Makkal Viduthalai Pulikal) TMVP held in Batticaloa Sivananda College ground on Sunday (18)