Jaffna Hindu College
|Jaffna Hindu College
யாழ்ப்பாணம் இந்துக் கல்லூரி
Jaffna, Jaffna District, Northern Province, 40000, Sri Lanka
|School type||Public national 1AB|
|School district||Jaffna Education Zone|
|Authority||Ministry of Education|
|2010 January annular solar eclipse: Jaffna Hindu College students gazing at the sun.|
Jaffna Hindu College (Tamil: யாழ்ப்பாணம் இந்துக் கல்லூரி Yāḻppāṇam Intuk Kallūri, JHC) is a national school in Jaffna, Sri Lanka. It was founded in 1886 by a group of Hindu people who wanted an English language alternative to the Christian missionary schools.
In the late 19th century all the English language schools in the area were run by Christian missionaries. In 1886 Williams Nevins Muthukumaru Sithamparapillai founded The Native Town High School. The school encountered financial problems and in 1889 it was taken over by S. Nagalingam who re-located it to Vananarponnai. The school was renamed Nagalingam Town High School. In 1890 the school was handed over to the Jaffna Saiva (Samaya) Paripalana Sabhai. The school was moved to its present site and renamed The Hindu High School.
- 1890-92 S. Godman Appapillai
- 1892-09 Nevins Selvadurai
- 1910-13 A. Shiva Rao
- 1913-14 B. Sanjiva Rao
- 1914-26 Nevins Selvadurai
- 1926-27 W. A. Troupe
- 1927-28 M. Sabarathnasinghe
- 1928-33 V. R. Venkataramanan
- 1933-52 A. Cumaraswamy
- 1953-61 V. M. Asaipillai
- 1962-64 C. Sabaratnam
- 1964-71 N. Sabaratnam
- 1971 M. Karthigesan
- 1971-75 E. Sabalingam
- 1975-84 P. S. Kumaraswamy
- 1984-90 S. Ponnampalam
- 1990-91 K. S. Kugathasan
- 1991-96 A. Panchalingam
- 1996-05 A. Srikumaran
- 2005- V. Ganesarajah
- K. Aiyadurai - Chairman of Jaffna Urban Council.
- Eliathamby Ambikairajah - Head of the School of Electrical Engineering & Telecommunications, University of New South Wales.
- A. M. A. Azeez - Member of the Senate, Assistant Government Agent, Principal of Zahira College, Colombo.
- C. Balasingham - Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Health.
- N. Balasubramaniam - Ambassador.
- P. Balasundarampillai - Vice-Chancellor of the University of Jaffna.
- C. Coomaraswamy - Member of the Senate, High Commissioner, Government Agent.
- A. Cumarswamy - Principal of Jaffna Hindu College.
- Yogendra Duraiswamy - Diplomat.
- T. T. Jayaratnam - Principal of Mahajana College, Tellippalai.
- K. Kailasapathy - President of the Jaffna Campus of the University of Sri Lanka.
- V. Kailasapillai - Deputy Chairman of John Keells Holdings.
- P. Kanagasabapathy - Dean of the Science Faculty, Jaffna Campus of the University of Sri Lanka.
- R. Kanagasuntheram - Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, University of Jaffna.
- P. Kandiah - Member of Parliament for Point Pedro.
- V. A. Kandiah - Member of Parliament for Kayts.
- M. Kulasekaram - Vice Principal of Royal College, Colombo.
- Nalliah Kumaraguruparan - Member of the Western Provincial Council for Colombo District.
- S. Mahadavan - Co-founder of Capital Maharaja.
- S. Nadesan - Member of the Senate, leading lawyer.
- S. Nagarajah - Mayor of Jaffna.
- K. S. Naguleswaran - Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering.
- K. V. Navaratnam - District Judge.
- Kandiah Neelakandan - Lawyer.
- K. Palakidnar - President of the Court of Appeal.
- V. M. Panchalingam - Government Agent for Jaffna District.
- K. Parameswaran - Secretary of Ministry of Hindu Affairs.
- Shiva Pasupati - Attorney General of Sri Lanka.
- Vettivelu Sabanayagam - Deputy Director General of Education.
- E. Saravanapavan - Member of Parliament for Jaffna District.
- S. Selvanayagam - Head of the Department of Geography, University of Jaffna.
- Shankar (Vaithilingam Sornalingam) - Senior member of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam.
- Suppiah Sharvananda - Chief Justice of Sri Lanka, Governor of the Western Province.
- R. Sivagurunathan - Editor-in-Chief of Thinakaran.
- Siva Sivananthan - Director of the Microphysics Laboratory, University of Illinois at Chicago.
- T. Sivapragasapillai - Professor of Engineering.
- V. Sivasubramaniam - Judge, Supreme Court of Ceylon.
- T. Somasekaram - Surveyor General of Sri Lanka.
- M. Srikantha - Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture & Lands and Ministry of Irrigation & Power.
- K. Sripavan - Judge, Supreme Court of Sri Lanka.
- K. C. Thangarajah - Co-founder of Eelanadu, Chairman of Paper Mills Corporation.
- K. Thavalingam - Surveyor General of Sri Lanka.
- S. Thilainadaraja - Additional Secretary.
- T. S. Thurairajah - Mayor of Jaffna.
- N. A. Vaithialingam - Chief Engineer of Ceylon Government Railway.
- C. Vanniasingam - Member of Parliament for Kopay, co-founder of the Illankai Tamil Arasu Kachchi (Federal Party).
- Raja Viswanathan - Mayor of Jaffna.
- N. Vithyatharan - Editor of Uthayan.
- Manickam Yogeswaran - Musician.
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