List of political families in Sri Lanka

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This is a partial listing of prominent political families in Sri Lanka.

Abdul Majeed[edit]

  • A. L. Abdul Majeed, Known as Mutur Majeed Former Government Minister and Member Parliament
  • M. N. Abdul Majeed, Son of A.L Abdul Majeed - Chief Minister of the Eastern Province and Former Government Minister and Member Parliament

ACS Hameed /Abdul_Cader_Shahul_Hameed[edit]

Known as Hameed- Harispattuwa / Akurana - Kandy District.  First elected to Parliament in March 1960, re-elected in eight elections consecutively, counting 39 years as an MP. This was one of the longest unbroken parliamentarian. Longest served Foreign Minister from 1978 for 12 years , Justice Minister & Minister of Higher Education. Passed away in 1999.

Ashraff[edit]

Abeywickrema[edit]

  • Simon Abeywickrema, Junior Minister, Member of State Council and Parliament, founding member of the UNP
  • Henry Abeywickrema, Cabinet Minister, Member of Parliament, founding member of the SLFP
  • Ananda Abeywickrema, Former Member of Parliament for Galle District.UNP

Aluwihare[edit]

Atapattu[1][edit]

  • Don Johannes Atapattu + Kadawedduwage Dona Carolina Wijekoon
    • D. P. Atapattu (1899–1976), Government Minister, Member of Parliament + Daya Dahanayake
      • Dr Ranjit Atapattu Government Minister, Member of Parliament
        • Dr Druvindra Atapattu, contestant in 2009 General Election

(also related to Dr Karunasena Kodituwakku)

Atukorale[edit]

Athulathmudali[2][edit]

  • Don William Athulathmudali
    • Don Daniel Athulathmudali (1901–1958), Member of State Council
      • Lalith Athulathmudali (1936–1993), Government Minister, Member of Parliament + Sirimani Athulathmudali Government Minister, Member of Parliament

Attanayake[edit]

Attygalle[3][edit]

Bandara[edit]

  • Chandra Bandara, Government Minister, Member of Parliament
    • Chandani Bandara, Government Minister, Member of Parliament

Bandaranaike[4][edit]

  • Don Francisco Dias Wijetunga Bandaranaike (born 1720), Mudaliyar Hewagam Korale + Dona Maria Perera
    • Conrad Pieter Dias Wijewardena Bandaranaike, Maha Mudliyar
      • Jacabus Dias Wijewardena Bandaranaike (born 1780), Mudaliyar of Governor Gate & Translator of Supreme Court + Liyanage Catherine Philipsz Panditharatne
        • Rev Canon Samuel William Dias Bandaranaike + Cornelia Susanna Elizabeth Dias Bandaranaike
          • Felix Reginold Dias Bandaranaike (1861–1947) + Annie Lucy (Florence) de Alwis (1864–1920)
            • Reginald Felix Dias Bandaranaike (1891–1951), Judge of the Supreme Court + Freda Dias Abeysinghe
    • Don Daniel Dias Banaranaike + Dona Clara Amarasekere

(also related to Ratwatte family, William Gopallawa, A.R. Udugama, Hector Kobbekaduwa, Jeewan Kumaranatunga, Ranjan Ramanayake)

Bakeer Markar[edit]

Bulankulame[edit]

  • Punchi Banda Bulankulame Dissawe, Member of the State Council (1936), Member, House of Representatives, Parliamentary Secretary (Agriculture), Minister of Lands & Land Development, Proctor & Notary Public and Captain (Cricket ),1919-1920, St.Thomas’ College, Mt.Lavinia

(Maternal Uncle of Edwin Loku Bandara Hurulle and Granduncle of Themiya Loku Bandara Hurulle)

  • Edwin Loku Bandara Hurulle, (Born 1919),Member, House of Representatives, Member of Parliament, Government Minister, Governor, Central Province, High Commissioner in Australia, & Governor, North Central Province (Nephew of P.B.Bulankulame Dissawe) 
  • Themiya Loku Bandara Hurulle, (Born 1952),Member of Parliament, Project Minister (Science & Technology), Member, North Central Provincial Council, Director-General of Telecommunications, Telecommunications Regulatory Commission of Sri Lanka (T.R.C.S.L.) & Engineer (A.C.&R.)

(Grandnephew of P.B.Bulankulame Dissawe)

Coomaraswamy[5][edit]

(also related to D. M. Swaminathan and Ulaganathar Mudaliyar of Manipay)

Corea[edit]

  • Mudaliyar Corea-Vikramasinha, Mudaliyar of Peliyagoda
  • Vikramasinha-Corea - son of the Mudaliyar, Dissawa of Puttalam
  • Christoffel Corea-Vikramasinha, Mohandiram of Hapitigam Korale
  • Louis Corea-Vikramasinha, Padicara Mohindaram
  • Abraham Corea, Mohandiram, (Government Agent), of the Chilaw District
  • Gate Mudaliyar James Edward Corea - appointed Mudaliyar in 1899, Inspector of Coaches and Inquirer of Crimes of the Chilaw District, in charge of the rural police in Pitigal Korale North
  • James Alfred Corea, Mohandiram, (Government Agent), of the Madampe District
  • Charles Edgar Corea - elected to the Legislative Council, President of the Ceylon National Congress (1924), Chair/founder Chilaw Association
  • Victor Corea - founder Member of the Ceylon National Congress, elected to the Legislative Council, founder Chilaw Association, President Ceylon Labour Union
  • Sir Claude Corea - Minister of Labour 1946, High Commissioner of Sri Lanka in the UK, Ceylon's Ambassador in the USA, President of the United Nations Security Council, Ceylon's Ambassador at the United Nations
  • Shirley Corea, Speaker of the Parliament of Ceylon, Member of Parliament for Chilaw
  • J.C.A. Corea, diplomat, Education Officer, Sri Lanka High Commission in the UK
  • Dr. Gamani Corea, Ambassador, Secretary-General of UNCTAD, Assistant Secretary-General of the United Nations
  • Ernest Corea, Sri Lanka's High Commissioner to Canada, Sri Lanka's Ambassador to the United States of America
  • Harindra Corea, Deputy Foreign Minister of Sri Lanka, Member of Parliament for Chilaw
  • Kumari Corea, Local Councillor for Chilaw

Dissanayake[edit]

Karu Jayasuriya Government Minister, Member of Parliament - Father in law of Navin Dissanayake

Dissanayake[edit]

  • Berty Premalal Dissanayake, Government Minister, Member of Parliament, Chief Minister of North Central Province + Jayani Tissera Dissanayake
    • Duminda Dissanayake (born 1979), Government Minister, Member of Parliament + Senani Lanka Jayaratne

D. M. Jayaratne Prime Minister, Member of Parliament - Father in law of Duminda Dissanayake

De Mel[edit]

  • Ronnie de Mel, Government Minister, Member of Parliament + Mallika de Mel, Member of Parliament
  • Sir Leo Fernando, Member of Parliament (father in law of Ronnie de Mel)

Dunuwille[edit]

  • Senator B.H.Dunuwille (Born 1896), Deputy President of the Senate, Proctor & Notary Public
  • T.B.Harindranath Dunuwille,(Born 1946), Member of Parliament, State Minister of State & Constitutional Affairs, Member, Kandy Municipal Council, Mayor of Kandy and Attorney- at Law
  • (Son-in-law of Edwin Loku Bandara Hurulle, (Born 1919),Member, House of Representatives, Member of Parliament, Government Minister, Governor (Central Province), High Commissioner in Australia, & Governor ( North Central Province).
  • D.S.Senanayake [First Prime Minister of Sri Lanka]was married to a lady from the Dunuwille family

Ekanayake[edit]

  • T. B. Ekanayake (born 1954), Member of Parliament, Minister of Culture and the Arts

Ganesan[edit]

  • V. P. Ganeshan, trade unionist, politician, film producer and actor
    • Mano Ganesan (born 1959), Member of Parliament, Provincial Councillor
    • Praba Ganesan (born 1964), Member of Parliament, Provincial Councillor

Gopallawa[6][edit]

(also related to Ratwatte)

Gunasekara[edit]

  • Bennet Senerath Dias Gunasekara - Member of Parliament for Minuwangoda from 1977 to 1988
    • Mahen Gunasekara - Minister for Legal Reforms and Prison Affairs – Member of Parliament for Gampaha District( 1989-1994) ( born 1953)

Gunawardena (Boralugoda Ralahamy)[7][edit]

  • Don Jacolis Rupasinghe Gunawardena (1879–1947) + Leonora
    • Philip Gunawardena (1901–1972), Government Minister, Member of Parliament, Member of State Council The 'Father of Socialism in Sri Lanka', first person to call for Independence in Sri Lanka + Kusuma Siri Amarasinghe (1912–1985) Member of Parliament[8]
    • Don Benjamin (Robert) Rupasinghe Gunawardena (1904–1971), Member of Parliament
    • Caroline Gunawardena + S C C (Tony) Anthonypillai, Trade Unionist, Member of the Lok Sabha
    • Emily Angeline Gunawardena + Dr Don Allenson Goonetilleke

Gunewardane[edit]

  • Lionel Gunewardena, Deputy Minister
    • Sarana, Deputy Minister, Provincial Councillor
    • Chandrika, Provincial Councillor + Sardhatissa Sakalasuriya, Member of Parliament, Provincial Council Chairman
    • Lakshman, Urban Councillor

Hewavitarne-Moonesinghe[9][edit]

  • Andiris Perera Dharmagunawardhana (1809–1890), President of the Buddhist Theosophical Society, founder President of the Buddhism Protection Committee, founder of the Vidyodaya Pirivena and a leader of the Buddhist revival in Sri Lanka
    • Mallika Dharmagunawardhana (1846 - 1936), President Women's Education Society + Don Carolis Hewavitarne (1833–1906) founder member of Buddhist Theosophical Society, founder member of the Buddhist Defence Committee and a leader of the Buddhist revival in Sri Lanka
      • Anagarika Dharmapala (Don David Hewavitarne) (1864–1933), Leader of the Buddhist revival movement
      • Dona Engeltina Hewavitarne (1865-1902) + Jacob Moonesinghe, a leader of the Buddhist revival movement
        • Sanath Moonesinghe
        • Piyadas Moonesinghe (1896–1969) + Beatrice Wijegoonewardena de Silva Senanayaka (1900–1989)
          • Anil Moonesinghe (1927–2002), Deputy Speaker, Minister of Communications, Member of Parliament, trade unionist, Ambassador in Vienna
          • Susil Moonesinghe (1930 - 2012), first Chief Minister of the Western Province, Member of Parliament, Ambassador in Tehran
      • Edmund Hewavitarne (1870–1915), convicted of treason, died in British custody + Sujatha Peiris
        • Raja Hewavitarne, OBE (1898-1958), Minister of Labour, Industry and Commerce
        • Neil Kamal Hewavitarne (1904–1939), Member of State Council
        • Sumanadevi Hewavitarne + Jayasuriya
      • Dr Charles Alwis Hewavitarne (1876–1929), leader in the Buddhist revival movement

Hurulle[edit]

  • Edwin Loku Bandara Hurulle, (Born 1919), Member, House of Representatives, Member of Parliament, Government Minister, Governor (Central Province), High Commissioner in Australia, & Governor ( North Central Province).
  • Themiya Loku Bandara Hurulle, (Born 1952), Member of Parliament, Project Minister (Science & Technology), Member,(North Central Provincial Council), Director-General, Telecommunications Regulatory Commission of Sri Lanka (T.R.C.S.L.) & Engineer (AC&R)
  • Punchi Banda Bulankulame Dissawe, Member of the State Council (1936), Member, House of Representatives, Parliamentary Secretary (Agriculture), Minister of Lands & Land Development, Proctor & Notary Public and Captain (Cricket ),1919-1920, St.Thomas’ College, Mt.Lavinia

(Maternal Uncle of Edwin Loku Bandara Hurulle and Granduncle of Themiya Loku Bandara Hurulle)

  • T.B.Harindranath Dunuwille,(Born 1946), Member of Parliament, State Minister of State & Constitutional Affairs, Member, Kandy Municipal Council, Mayor of Kandy and Attorney- at- Law

Ilangaratne[edit]

  • T. B. Ilangaratne (1913–1992), Government Minister, Member of Parliament + Tamara Kumari Ilangaratne, Member of Parliament

Jayewardene[10][edit]

Jayaratne[edit]

  • S. D. R. Jayaratne, Government Minister (born 1931) (Former Fisheries Minister) and Member of Parliament for Chilaw(1960 to 2000)

Wife: Heama Jayaratne Daughter: Indrangane Jayaratne(Australia)

Kariapper[11][12][edit]

  • Marikkar Vedarala
    • Haji Marikkar Muhandiram
      • Neina Marikkar
        • Ahamedu Lebbe Kariapper
          • Mohamed Ibrahim Kariapper
            • M. S. Kariapper (1899–1989), Gate Mudaliyar, Member of Parliament
              • Subeitha + A. R. Mansoor, Member of Parliament, Former Government Minister and Former Sri Lankan ambassador to the State of Kuwait and the Kingdom of Bahrain[13]
              • Daughter + M. M. Musthafa, Government Minister, Member of Parliament
          • Zainabu Natchiar Kariapper + Mohamed Meera Lebbe
          • Daughter + [200] Abdul Latheef Kariapper (had 13 children of which 1 died in infancy, 1 died in early youth)
            • Abdul Kareem Kariapper + name not known (from Ninthavur)
              • Daughter (Nona) Kariapper+ Advocate Shamsudeen Member of Parliament & former Sri Lankan Ambassador to UAE
              • M.C. Ahamed, Member of Parliament

Keerthiratne-Karunaratne[edit]

  • N. H. Keerthiratne, Government Minister
  • Asoka Karunaratne (1916–1988), Government Minister, Member of Parliament
    • Samantha Karunaratne, Government Minister, Member of Parliament

Kotelawala[edit]

(Cousins)

    • George L. Kotelawala, (1922-1971) Member of Parliament (Bandaragama)

(Cousins)

Lokubandara[edit]

Macan Markar[edit]

Mathew[edit]

  • Cyril Mathew (1912–1989), Government Minister, Member of Parliament
    • Nanda Mathew, Government Minister, Member of Parliament, Governor of Uva Province

Molamure[edit]

Moulana[edit]

  • Seyed Alavi Moulana, Government Minister, Member of Parliament, Governor of Western Province)

Muhammedh[14][edit]

  • Mathicham Saleem Lebbe Muhammedh Thamby Vidane (1819–1879) + Amina (1827–1899) of Negombo - He succeeded his father as the Vidane (Village Headman) for part of Negombo (assumed to be for Udayar Toppu area) somewhere around mid 1800AD
    • Meena Muhammedh Thamby + Name not known
      • Yoosoof Lebbe Vidane of Negombo
        • Yoosoof Lebbe Mubarak Vidane of Negombo - He succeeded his father as the Vidane
      • Omardeen Police Vidane(d 1921)of Negombo
        • Omardeen Abdul Wahab Vidane
    • Muhammedh Thamby Samsudheen Vidane Arachchi alias Dheen Arachchi (1860–1915) + Hafsa Marikar (1870–1950) of Negombo - He was appointed as the “Vidane Arachchi “ for Negombo in Eighteen Ninety Six (1896)
      • Fathima Zuhara Dheen (1893–1967) + Abdulla Court Mudliyar (d 1944)
        • Safa Abdulla (1914–2007) + Hussain Sheik Ismail Proctor (1901–1974) of Putlam - He entered the field of politics in 1928 when he became a member of the Puttalam Local Board. He was elected as a member of the Puttalam Urban Development Council In 1933. He became its chairman in 1938 and served in that post without a break until 1947. At the first Parliamentary elections which was held in 1947, he was elected uncontested and thus holding the distinction of being referred to as the First Member of the First Independent Parliament of Ceylon. He was appointed as Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Food and Co-operatives under the Govt. of Rt. Hon D.S. Senanayake. As a Deputy Minister of food and Co-operatives (1947–1948) he managed to open a large number of Co-operative Societies all over the country. Later on he was elected as the Deputy Chairman of Committees and subsequently, had the distinction of being elected as Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives. The culmination of Proctor Ismail’s political career came when he was unanimously elected as the speaker in 1956, thus creating another first in the annals of Sri Lankan political history; the first Muslim speaker of the parliament of Ceylon (1956–1959)
        • Abdulla Abdul Rahman Proctor (1921–1998)+ Hamzathul Inaya Abdul Raheeman (1927)
          • Fahima Abdul Rahman (1951) + Sheriff Sabry (1940–2008) of Ratmalana - He was the first Muslim to be appointed as the Auditor General (1993–2000) of Sri Lanka
        • Ummu Aimun Abdulla (1923–2000) + Anis Sheriff JP - He was the first Muslim to be the Deputy Mayor of Negombo Municipal Council and was also a member of the Western Provincial Council.
      • Ismail Dheen Proctor JP (1894–1968) + Hameeda Habeeblebbe (d 1970) - He was the first Muslim to qualify as a Lawyer in Negombo and was also the Quazi for Negombo
      • Samsudheen Abdul Raheeman Proctor JPUM (1896–1965) + Rahma Abdul Azeez (1910–2002) - He was the only Muslim to be the Chairman (1941–1944) of the then Negombo Urban Council.
      • Shareefa Dheen (1897–1986) + Haneefa
        • Haneefa Cafoor (1916–1970) + Jezima Muhammed (d 2001)
          • Aleema Cafoor (1947) + Farook (1937–1996) of Mawanella - He was a Member of the Sabaragamuwa Provincial Council at the time of his death
        • Haneefa Mahroof Proctor JPUM (1919–1990) + Hamzackiya Abdul Raheeman (1931) - He was a member of the Negombo Municipal Council
      • Faleela Dheen (1901–1982) + Thamby Lebbe Abdul Hameed (1894–1959)
        • Sithy Rahma Abdul Hameed (1929–2006) + Abdul Raheem Rafeek JP (1927–1989)
          • Fariha Rafeek (1955) + Caesar Reyan Hassan (1947) of Katugastota - He obtained the highest number of preferential votes for the Pathadumbara Electorate during the local government elections held in Nineteen ninety-one (1991) and thereby became the first Muslim to be the Vice Chairman of the Pathadumbara Pradeshiya Sabava
      • Shums Ruquiya Dheen (1905–1958) + Ali Abul Hassen JP (1903–1997)
        • Hafeela Hassen (1931) + Cassim Proctor JPUM (1923–1985)
          • Ajward Cassim (1955–1995) + Lilyana (1955) - (Migrated to Yugoslavia in 1980s) He was appointed as the Honorary Counsel General of Sri Lanka for Yugoslavia and held this post until his death.
    • Muhammedh Thamby Sinna Lebbe Marikar + Name not known
      • Marikar Abdul Razak Vidane of Negombo

Nanayakkara[edit]

  • D. Francis Nanayakkara + Irene Nanayakkara (1917–2010)
    • Vasudeva Nanayakkara (born 1939), Government Minister, Member of Parliament + Wasanthi Nanayakkara (Lawyer)
    • Yasapalitha Nanayakkara (1940–1996), Provincial Councillor & Film Director + Manoshri Perera Nanayakkara
    • Hemakumara Nanayakkara, Government Minister, Member of Parliament

Obeyesekere[edit]

Perera[edit]

  • Festus Perera, Government Minister, Member of Parliament + Larine Perera Member of Parliament, Provincial Minister, Provincial Councillor

Ponnambalam[edit]

Premadasa[edit]

Rajapaksa[15][edit]

Ranatunga[edit]

  • Reggie Ranatunga, Government Minister, Member of Parliament, Governor of Sabaragamuwa Province
    • Arjuna Ranatunga (born 1963), Government Minister, Member of Parliament
    • Prasanna Ranatunga, Chief Minister of Western Province
    • Ruwan Ranatunga (born 1971), Member of Parliament

Ratwatte[16][edit]

(also related to the Bandaranaike family, William Gopallawa, A.R. Udugama, Hector Kobbekaduwa)

Sakalasuriya[edit]

  • Sardhatissa Sakalasuriya, member of parliament, chairman of Provincial Council + Chandrika Sakalasuriya, Provincial Councillor

Samaraweera[edit]

  • Mahanama Samaraweera, Government Minister, Member of Parliament + Khema Samaraweera

Sangarapillai[17][edit]

  • A. V. Sangarapillai,
    • Sir S. Pararajasingam, Senator + Pathmavathy Arunachalam
      • Lalithambikai (-2005) + M. Swaminathan

(also related to Coomaraswamy, Ulaganathar Mudaliyar of Manipay)

Saravanamuttu[edit]

Senanayake[18][edit]

Mudaliyar Don Spater Senanayake with son-in-law F H Dias-Bandaranaike, sons Don Stephen Senanayake, Don Charles Senanayake and Fredrick Richard Senanayake, daughter Maria Frances and wife Dona Catherina Elizabeth Perera
  • Don Bartholomews Senanayake
    • Don Spater Senanayake (1848–1907), Mudaliyar + Dona Catherina Elizabeth Perera Gunasekera Senanayake (born 1848)

(also related to Sir John Lionel Kotelawala, Junius Richard Jayewardene, Ranjan Wijeratne and Ranil Wickremesinghe)

Senewiratne[edit]

  • Captain C. P. J. Senewiratne, Government Minister, Member of Parliament

Silva[edit]

  • Mervyn Silva, Government Minister, Member of Parliament + Mary Lucida Silva, Member of Parliament

Tennakoon[edit]

  • T. B. Tennakoon, Government Minister, Member of Parliament
    • Yasaratne Tennakoon, Member of Parliament
      • Tilina Tennakoon, Member of Parliament
    • Janaka Bandara Tennakoon (born 1953), Government Minister, Member of Parliament
      • Pramitha Bandara Tennakoon, Provincial Councillor
      • Edwin Thilakarathna Cabinet Minister, Member of Parliament

Tambimuttu[edit]

  • E. R. Tambimuttu

Thondaman[edit]

Ulaganathar of Manipay[19][edit]

Madava Mudaliyar (Birth between 1580 - 1600)

Kathirkama Mudali

  • Ulaganathar Mudaliyar of Manipay 1664
    • Ulaganathar Mathar Mudaliyar
      • Mathar Kathirgamakanakkar
        • Kathirgamakanakkar Thillaiampalam
          • Thillaiampalam Arunachalam, Mudaliyar
            • Arunachalam Ponnambalam (1814–1887), Mudaliyar of the Governor's Gate + Sellachchi Coomaraswamy
              • Ponnambalam Coomaraswamy (1849–1905), Member of Legislative Council
              • Sir Ponnambalam Ramanathan KCMG QC (1851–1930), Solicitor General of British Ceylon, Member of Legislative Council + Sellachchi Ammal + Leelawathy Ramanathan (1870–1953)
                • Rajendra
                  • Srimani + Sangarapillai Pathmanathan
                    • Deshamanya Justice P. Ramanathan (1932-2006) - Supreme Court judge, Governor of Western Province
                • Sivagamasundari + Subaiya Nadesan, Member of Parliament, Member of State Council, Senator
              • Sir Ponnambalam Arunachalam KCMG CCS (1853–1924), Member of Executive Council, Member of Legislative Council + Swarnambal Namasivayam
                • Arunachalam Padmanabha
                • Sir Arunachalam Mahadeva KCMG (1888–1969), Government Minister, Member of Legislative Council, Member of State Council, High Commissioner to India
                  • Balakumar (Baku) Mahadeva
                • Arunachalam Ramanathan
                • Pathmavathy Arunachalam + Sir S. Pararajasingam, Senator
                  • Pararajasingham Nadesan
                  • Lalithambikai (-2005) + M. Swaminathan

(also related to Coomaraswamy)

Viswanather-Arumugam-Cathiravelu[edit]

Wanniarachchi[edit]

  • Dharmadasa Wanniarachchi, Government Minister, Member of Parliament, Governor of North Western Province
    • Pavithra Devi Wanniarachchi (born 1964), Government Minister, Member of Parliament + Kanchana Jayaratne, Chairman, Sabaragamuwa Provincial Council

Wickremesinghe[edit]

  • D. P. Wickremasinghe, Government Minister, Member of Parliament
    • Neranjan Wickremasinghe, Member of Parliament

Welagedara[edit]

  • Dingiri Bandara (D.B) Welagedara (1915–1989), Government Minister, Member of Parliament, Governor of North Central Province
    • Sarath Welagedara, Government Minister, Member of Parliament

Wickremanayake[edit]

Wijewardena[20][edit]

Wijeyeratne[21][edit]

  • Gabrial Perera Wijeyeratne + Dona Catherina Wickremasinghe Jayasekera
    • Sir Edwin Wijeyeratne (1889–1968), Government Minister, Senator + Leela Pethiyagoda Kumarihamy
      • Tissa Wijeyeratne (1923–2002), politician, diplomat, Barrister-at-Law and businessman He was also Additional Secretary to the Ministry of External Affairs and Defence, and Senior Advisor (Foreign Affairs) to the Prime Minister + Bulankulame
      • Dr Nissanka Wijeyeratne (1924–2007), Government Minister, Member of Parliament + Nita Dullewe

(also related to Senanayake, Ratwatte and Gopallawa)

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