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TNA wins the northern PC
[ Sunday, 22 September 2013, 02:17.23 AM GMT +05:30 ]
The Tamil National Alliance has won the northern provincial council election as it bagged 30 seats out of 38, official results show.

The party swept all the five districts. Two more seats go to the largest single party under a system of proportional representation and the TNA took the both, bringing the number of seats to 38.

President Mahinda Rajapakse's United People's Freedom Alliance was a distant second with just seven seats, while Sri Lanka Muslim Congress bagged only one seat.

Jaffna district
ITAK -213,907 votes – 14 seats
UPFA - 35,995 votes- 2 seats

Kilinochchi district
ITAK - 37,079 votes – 3 seats
UPFA - 7,897 votes – 1 seat

Mannar district
ITAK - 33,118 votes – 3 seats
UPFA - 15,104 votes – 1 seat
SLMC - 4,571 votes – 1 seat

Vavuniya district
ITAK - 41,225 votes – 4 seats
UPFA - 16,633 votes – 2 seats

Mullativu district
ITAK - 28,266 votes – 4 seats
UPFA- 7,209 votes -1 seat

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