TNA has sought the merger of the Northern and Eastern provinces says Lanka oppn leader

Vastavam web: Sri Lanka’s main Tamil opposition party TNA has sought the merger of the Northern and Eastern provinces as most of the Tamil speaking people live there.During his meeting with UK Minister of State for Asia and the Pacific, Mark Field, Tamil National Alliance (TNA) leader R Sampanthan said that the Sinhala majority should not be afraid of the merger as there will be a constitutional protection, preventing any move towards separation.The TNA leader stressed that since the majority of Tamils were living in the island’s north and east, the two provinces must be merged.