Hon Mrs.Vijayakala Maheswaran.
Member Of Parliament and A politician.
I am Mrs.Vijayakala Maheswaran became the first Jaffna Tamil woman to be elected to the parliament from United National Party (UNP).
The first female Member of Parliament from United National Party(UNP)to represent Jaffna, and only the first Jaffna Tamil woman minister from ruling Government.
I have contested the 2010 parliamentary election as one of the United National Front's candidates in Jaffna District and was elected to Parliament. After the 2015 presidential election I was appointed Deputy Minister of Women’s Affairs by newly elected President Maithripala Sirisena.
I was one of the United National Front for Good Governance’s candidates in Jaffna District at the 2015 parliamentary election also elected and re-entered Parliament. I was sworn in as State Minister of Child Affairs on 9 September 2015..
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