Devananda, a former Tamil militant, leads EPDP
, which is part of the ruling coalition government of President Mahinda Rajapakse.
On Wednesday, one TNA supporter died and 18 were injured when the EPDP
clashed with TNA member the Tamil United Liberation Front.
The leadership has so far not released its election manifesto, whereas almost all the other political parties, including that of Douglas Devananda's EPDP
, as well as that of Former Chief Minister of the North-East, Varadaraja Perumal's Tamil Social Democratic Party too has released their party manifestos.
Tenders are invited for Hiring of TATA-407 vehicle for transportation of material for maintenance work in Ambedkar Nagar and EPDP
Asian Tribune' learnt that EPDP
leader Douglas Devananda lent his printing machineries to print "Kalai Kathir" and also manage to transfer a shop in the heart of the Jaffna city, which Vidyatharan is said has disposed it for a quite a big amount of money.
Tenders are invited for Procurement of submersible cable for various tube wells in Masjid Moth and EPDP
In the meantime, EPDP
led by Douglas Devananda has so far paid deposits for their candidates to contest in 18 Pradesha Sabah's in the Jaffna Peninsula.
Tenders are invited for Construction of Open surface Drain and Providing RMC on carriage way and Providing interlocking tiles on berms in Pkt 40 CR Park Kalkaji EPDP
Except for Douglas Devananda of the EPDP
, Sivasakthi Anandan of the EPRLF and the ruling party nominated Party List MP Angkajan Ramanathan, no other Tamil MPs participated in that consultative meeting organized yesterday by the Jaffna University Students Union.
Tenders are invited for Purchase of valves for various BPS under EPDP
area under AE(E/M)-III.
Asian Tribune,' also reliably learnt that Sinnadurai Thavarajah, Leader of the Opposition of the Northern Provincial Council, who is no more a member of the EPDP
and has fallen out with its leader Douglas Devananda MP, has recently went and met Basil Rajapaksa and indicated his desire to join the Party.
Tenders are invited for Installation of new fitting with bracket on existing poles on PWD Roads Kirlokri, EPDP
and Bhogal ,South East, New Delhi in connection with Maintenance and Operation of street lighting, High Mast, Subway and FOB on Delhi PWD Roads under PWD S.