Anandatissa de Alwis

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Anandatissa de Alwis

11th Speaker of the Parliament
In office
4 August 1977 – 7 September 1978
PresidentJ. R. Jayewardene
Prime MinisterRanasinghe Premadasa
J. R. Jayewardene
Preceded byStanley Tillekeratne
Succeeded byAbdul Bakeer Markar

Anandatissa de Alwis (21 August 1919 – 22 August 1996) was a Sri Lankan Politician belonging to the United National Party. He was the Speaker of the National State Assembly in Sri Lanka and a Minister of State. He was the fourth Governor of the North Western Province of Sri Lanka. He was elected in 1977 from Kotte in Colombo to the Sri Lankan Parliament.[1][2] [3][4]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Speakers". Parliament of Sri Lanka. Archived from the original on July 25, 2009. Retrieved March 17, 2013.
  2. ^ "Sri Lankan Provinces from 1988". Retrieved March 17, 2013.
  3. ^ "Anandatissa always had time for youth". Archived from the original on November 19, 2004. Retrieved March 17, 2013.
  4. ^ "Result of Parliamentary General Election 1977" (PDF). Department of Elections, Sri Lanka. Retrieved March 17, 2013.[permanent dead link]
Political offices
Preceded by
Karunasena Kodituwakku
Governor of the North Western Province
Succeeded by
Hector Arawwawala