Bernard Aluwihare

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Bernard Aluwihare
4th [[Minister of Education and Cultural Affairs]]
In office
23 March 1960 – 21 July 1960
Prime Minister Dudley Senanayake
Preceded by Wijeyananda Dahanayake
Succeeded by Badi-ud-din Mahmud
Member of the Sri Lankan Parliament
for Matale
In office
Preceded by Nimal Karunatilake
Succeeded by Alick Aluwihare
In office
Preceded by V. T. Nanayakkara
Succeeded by Nimal Karunatilake
Personal details
Born 6 April 1902
Matale, Central Province, British Ceylon
Died 22 January 1961(1961-01-22) (aged 58)
Political party United National Party
Other political
Sri Lanka Freedom Party (before 1956)
Spouse(s) Florence Kaushalya Ram
Alma mater University of Oxford
Ceylon Law College
Occupation Lawyer

Uda Walawwe Bernard Herbert Aluwihare also known as Bernard Aluwihare (6 April 1902 - 22 January 1961) was a Sri Lankan Politician who has served in both the State Council of Ceylon and Parliament of Sri Lanka. He was a Sri Lankan Cabinet Minister and Member of Parliament from Matale. He was a lawyer. He became the Minister for Minister of Education and Cultural Affairs in Second Dudley Senanayake cabinet in 1960.[1][2][3][4][5]

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  1. ^ "ALUWIHARE - Family #3047". Retrieved 30 December 2013. 
  2. ^ ""Result of Parliamentary General Election 1960-07-20".". Department of Elections, Sri Lanka. Retrieved 30 December 2013. 
  3. ^ "Result of Parliamentary General Election 1960-03-19". Department of Elections, Sri Lanka. Retrieved 30 December 2013. 
  4. ^ "Result of Parliamentary General Election 1952". Department of Elections, Sri Lanka. Retrieved 30 December 2013. 
  5. ^ "The Hon. Ministers who held the portfolio of Cultural Affairs". Ministry of Culture and Arts Sri Lanka. Retrieved 30 December 2013. 

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Political offices
Preceded by
Wijeyananda Dahanayake
Minister of Education
Succeeded by
Badi-ud-din Mahmud