George Rajapaksa

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The Honourable
George Rajapakse
Former Cabinet Minister of Health, Fisheries
Personal details
Died 18 June 1976
Nationality Sri Lankan
Political party Sri Lanka Freedom Party
Spouse(s) Lalitha Rajapakse
(nee Samarasekara)
Children Nirupama
Alma mater Richmond College (Sri Lanka)
Occupation Politics

George Rajapakse (25 December 1926 – ) was a Sri Lankan politician. He was the former Cabinet Minister of Health, Fisheries and a Member of Parliament. Educated at the Royal College Colombo he is the son of D. M. Rajapaksa, known as the "Lion of the Ruhuna", nephew of Don Alwin Rajapaksa, founder member of the SLFP, and cousin of Mahinda Rajapaksa. George Rajapaksa was never defeated at any election. He continued to win the Mulkirigala seat in parliament for the Sri Lanka Freedom Party for as long as he lived. After his death in 1976, his brother Lakshman Rajapaksa of the SLFP won the Mulkirigala seat at the by-election held to fill the vacant seat.

Mrs.Lalitha Rajapakse
(wife of George Rajapaksa)

His daughter Nirupama Rajapaksa is a current Member of Parliament and former Deputy Minister of Tourism and son Shyamlal Rajapaksa was a former Provincial Councilor and prosecutor for the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda.

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