E. Saravanapavan

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E. Saravanapavan

ஈ. சரவணபவன்
E. Saravanapavan.jpg
Member of the Sri Lankan Parliament
for Jaffna District
Assumed office
8 April 2010
Personal details
Born (1953-12-15) 15 December 1953 (age 64)
Political partyIllankai Tamil Arasu Kachchi
Other political
Tamil National Alliance
OccupationPublisher, industrialist
EthnicitySri Lankan Tamil

Eswarapatham Saravanapavan (Tamil: ஈசுவரபாதம் சரவணபவன்; born 15 December 1953) is a Sri Lankan Tamil newspaper publisher, politician and Member of Parliament.

Early life[edit]

Saravanapavan was born on 15 December 1953.[1] He was educated at Jaffna Hindu College.[2] He has a Diploma in Business Administration.[2]


Saravanapavan is the managing director of the Uthayan and Sudar Oli Tamil newspapers.[3]

Saravanapavan was one of the Tamil National Alliance's candidates in Jaffna District at the 2010 parliamentary election. He was elected and entered Parliament.[4] He was re-elected at the 2015 parliamentary election.[5][6][7]

Electoral history[edit]

Electoral history of E. Saravanapavan
Election Constituency Party Votes Result
2010 parliamentary[4] Jaffna District TNA 14,961 Elected
2015 parliamentary[8] Jaffna District TNA 43,289 Elected


  1. ^ "Directory of Members: E. Saravanapavan". Parliament of Sri Lanka.
  2. ^ a b Kotelawala, Himal (18 April 2010). "New Faces in Parliament" (PDF). The Sunday Times (Sri Lanka). p. 8.
  3. ^ "ITAK submits candidates' list to contest Jaffna district". TamilNet. 24 February 2010. Retrieved 14 April 2010.
  4. ^ a b "Parliamentary General Election - 2010 Jaffna Preferences" (PDF). Department of Elections, Sri Lanka.[permanent dead link]
  5. ^ "PART I : SECTION (I) — GENERAL Government Notifications PARLIAMENTARY ELECTIONS ACT, No. 1 OF 1981" (PDF). The Gazette of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka Extraordinary. 1928/03. 19 August 2015.[permanent dead link]
  6. ^ "Ranil tops with over 500,000 votes in Colombo". The Daily Mirror (Sri Lanka). 19 August 2015.
  7. ^ "Preferential Votes". Daily News (Sri Lanka). 19 August 2015.[permanent dead link]
  8. ^ Jayakody, Pradeep (28 August 2015). "The Comparison of Preferential Votes in 2015 & 2010". The Daily Mirror (Sri Lanka).

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