Ananda Dassanayake

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Ananda Dassanayake (April 16, 1920-August 9, 2012) was a Sri Lankan politician belonging to the Sri Lanka Freedom Party. He was the Governor of Uva Province and Southern Province of Sri Lanka. He was a member of the Sri Lankan Parliament for 17 years.[1][2][3][4]


  1. ^ "Sri Lankan Provinces from 1988". Retrieved 26 February 2013.
  2. ^ "Previous Governors". Retrieved 26 February 2013.
  3. ^ "House takes up condolence motion on Ananda Dassanayake". Daily News (Colombo, Sri Lanka) – via HighBeam Research (subscription required). February 8, 2013. Archived from the original on November 15, 2018. Retrieved 26 February 2013.
  4. ^ "Southern Province Office of Governor". Retrieved 26 February 2013.
Political offices
Preceded by
Neville Kanakeratne
Governor of Southern Province
Succeeded by
Kingsley Wickramaratne
Preceded by
Abeyratne Pilapitiya
Governor of Uva
Succeeded by
Sirisena Amarasiri