|Education||Nalanda College Colombo|
|Known for||Cricket commentaries|
Palitha holds the distinction of having been the inaugural announcer on two Sri Lankan TV channels – Rupavahini (15 February 1982) and TNL TV (21 July 1993).
He received his education at Nalanda College Colombo.
- "Palitha releases his maiden book". sundayobserver. 2008-09-21.
- By Nalaka Gunawardene "Palitha Perera: The man who refused to be His Master’s Voice". movingimages.wordpress.com. 21 November 2008.
Palitha Perera completed 50 years of his Sinhala cricket commentary on 3rd March 2013 at SSC Colombo. (article on LAKBIMA Sunday edition (Page 24 )13th March 2013 Ajith Nanayakkara -Photojournalist www.ajithnanayakkraphotography.com