P. Selvarasa

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P. Selvarasa
பொன். செல்வராசா
Member of the Sri Lankan Parliament
for Batticaloa District
In office
In office
Personal details
Born (1946-07-25) 25 July 1946 (age 70)
Political party Illankai Tamil Arasu Kachchi
Other political
Tamil National Alliance
Occupation Retired government officer
Religion Hindu
Ethnicity Sri Lankan Tamil

Ponnambalam Selvarasa (Tamil: பொன்னம்பலம் செல்வராசா; born 25 July 1946) is a Sri Lankan Tamil politician and former Member of Parliament.

Early life[edit]

Selvarasa was born on 25 July 1946.[1]


Selvarasa was one the Tamil United Liberation Front's candidates for Batticaloa District at the 1994 parliamentary election. He was elected and entered Parliament.[2] He failed to get re-elected at the 2000 parliamentary election.

On 20 October 2001 the All Ceylon Tamil Congress, Eelam People's Revolutionary Liberation Front, Tamil Eelam Liberation Organization and TULF formed the Tamil National Alliance (TNA).[3][4] Selvarasa contested the 2010 parliamentary election as one of the TNA's candidates in Batticaloa District. He was elected and re-entered Parliament.[5] He failed to get re-elected at the 2015 parliamentary election.[6]

Electoral history[edit]

Electoral history of P. Selvarasa
Election Constituency Party Votes Result
1994 parliamentary[2] Batticaloa District TULF 17,450 Elected
2000 parliamentary Batticaloa District TULF Not elected
2010 parliamentary[5] Batticaloa District TNA 18,485 Elected
2015 parliamentary Batticaloa District TNA Not elected