Tikiri Banda Kobbekaduwa is the Governor of the Central Province of Sri Lanka since December 2005. He was the chief organizer of Sri Lanka Freedom Party to the Yatinuwara Electoral. He is the nephew of former Agriculture Minister Hector Kobbekaduwa. He was educated at Trinity College, Kandy and St. Sylvester's College, Kandy.
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