|Deshabandu Professor Nandadasa Kodagoda|
|Born||31 October 1929
Hikkaduwa Sri Lanka
|Education||Nalanda College Colombo
|Known for||Vice Chancellor of the University of Colombo|
(nee de Costa)
|Children||Gethani, Ajith, Yasantha|
He was graduated as a doctor in 1956 and initially worked for government hospitals of Galle, Colombo, & Karawanella. Later in 1958, he joined the academic staff of the Colombo Medical School as a junior lecturer.
Subsequently, he held the positions of Professor of Forensic Medicine of the University of Colombo, Dean of the Faculty of Medicine before becoming the Vice Chancellor of the Colombo University.
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- "National Tree and National Flower: how they came to be selected". "The Island" by UPALI NEWSPAPERS (PVT) LTD. December 13, 2010. Retrieved 4 April 2011.