December 15, 2015 Sriskantharajah is a member of the Sri Lanka Administrative Service and a former Deputy Director of Planning. She is a member of the Illankai Tamil Arasu Kachchi (ITAK). She was one of the Tamil National Alliance’s (TNA) candidates in Vanni District at the 2015 parliamentary election but failed to get elected after coming fifth amongst the TNA candidates. However, after the election she was appointed as a TNA National List MP in Parliament. References 1.^ “Directory of Members: Shanthi Sriskandarasa”. Parliament of Sri Lanka. 2.^ “TNA announces nominees on national list”. Tamil Diplomat. 24 August 2015. 3.^ “TNA hands over nominations for all five districts of north and east”. Tamil Diplomat. 10 July 2015. 4.^a b “Ranil tops with over 500,000 votes in Colombo”. The Daily Mirror (Sri Lanka). 19 August 2015. 5.^ “PART I : SECTION (I) — GENERAL Government Notifications PARLIAMENTARY ELECTION — 2015 Declaration under Article 99A of the Constitution” (PDF). The Gazette of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka Extraordinary. 1929/04. 24 August 2015. 6.^ “TNA names its national List MPs”. The Daily Mirror (Sri Lanka). 24 August 2015.