A. P. Jayasuriya

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A. P. Jayasuriya
Member of the Ceylon Parliament
for Horana
In office
14 October 1947 – 30 May 1952
Succeeded by M. D. H. Jayawardena

A. P. Jayasuriya ( - 1980) was Sri Lankan politician. He was a former Cabinet Minister of Health, Senator & Member of Parliament. He was one of the founders of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP).[1][2]

Educated at Royal College, Colombo, Jayasuriya entered State Council of Ceylon thereafter he was elected to the first parliament of independence for the seat of Horana and was serving as Junior Minister of Cultural Affairs in 1951 he crossed over to the opposition with S. W. R. D. Bandaranaike to form the Sri Lanka Freedom Party.[3]

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