|6th Chief Minister of Uva|
20 August 2009
|Preceded by||Gamini Vijith Vijithamuni Soysa|
|Political party||Sri Lanka Freedom Party|
|Alma mater||Mahanama College, Colombo
St. Thomas' College, Mt Lavinia
Shasheendra Kumara Rajapaksa (known as Shasheendra Rajapaksa) is the 6th and current Chief Minister of Uva Province in Sri Lanka and current Basnayake Nilame (Lay Custodian) of the Ruhunu Maha Kataragama devalaya. He is the eldest son of Chamal Rajapaksa and nephew of President Mahinda Rajapaksa.