Sri Lanka's main Tamil party won a landslide victory Sunday in landmark elections in the battle-scarred north, raising hopes of self-rule for the ethnic minority after decades of war.
Sri Lanka's Tamil National Alliance (TNA) leader C. V. Wigneswaran is seen before speaking to reporters in Jaffna, on September 22, 2013. Sri Lanka's main Tamil party has won a whopping landslide in the first semi-autonomous council elections in the island's north after decades of ethnic war.
The opposition Tamil National Alliance (TNA) won 30 out of 38 seats in the first elections for a provincial council in the former war zone.
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