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R. Kuhaneswaran


R. Kuhaneswaran

Member of the Sri Lanka Parliament
for Vanni District
In office
1989–1994
In office
2000–2004
Personal details
Born (1960-05-15) 15 May 1960 (age 58)
NationalitySri Lankan
Political partyTamil Eelam Liberation Organization
Other political
affiliations
Tamil National Alliance
EthnicitySri Lankan Tamil

Raja Kuhaneswaran (born 15 May 1960; also known as Irasa Kuganeswaran) is a Sri Lankan Tamil politician and former Member of Parliament.

Kuhaneswaran was born on 15 May 1960.[1] He is a Hindu.[1]

Kuhaneswaran contested the 1989 parliamentary election as one of the Tamil Eelam Liberation Organization's candidates in Vanni District and was elected to Parliament.[2] He was not re-elected at the 1994 parliamentary election.

Kuhaneswaran contested the 2000 parliamentary election and was re-elected.[3] He was re-elected at the 2001 parliamentary election as a Tamil National Alliance candidate.[4] He did not contest the 2004 parliamentary election after failing to get nominated.[5]

References

  1. ^ a b "MR. RAJAH KUGANESWARAN". Parliament of Sri Lanka.
  2. ^ "Result of Parliamentary General Election 1989" (PDF). Department of Elections, Sri Lanka. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2009-03-04.
  3. ^ "General Election 2000 Preferences" (PDF). Department of Elections, Sri Lanka. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2010-08-26.
  4. ^ "General Election 2001 Preferences" (PDF). Department of Elections, Sri Lanka. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2015-09-24.
  5. ^ "171 candidates vie for six Vanni seats". TamilNet. 24 February 2004.