|Mayor of Jaffna|
|Succeeded by||Pon Sivapalan|
|Member of Jaffna Municipal Council|
May 17, 1998|
Jaffna, Sri Lanka
|Political party||Tamil United Liberation Front|
|Alma mater||Vembadi Girls High School|
Sarojini Yogeswaran was a Sri Lankan politician. Yogeswaran was a member of the Tamil United Liberation Front. In 1997, she was elected mayor of Jaffna, the first elected mayor in 14 years and also the first woman mayor of the city.
Mrs. Yogeswaran was shot five times with a pistol near her Jaffna home on May 17, 1998. She died on the way to hospital. A group calling itself the Sankiliyan Force claimed responsibility. It is believed the LTTE was ultimately responsible. They had assassinated her husband, V Yogeswaran, in 1987.
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