Arumugam Thondaman

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The Honourable
Arumugam Thondaman
Leader of the Ceylon Workers' Congress
Assumed office
Preceded by Savumiamoorthy Thondaman
Member of the Sri Lankan Parliament
for Nuwara Eliya District
Assumed office
16 August 1994
Personal details
Born (1964-05-29) 29 May 1964 (age 53)
Nationality Sri Lankan
Political party Ceylon Workers' Congress
Relations Savumiamoorthy Thondaman
Residence No. 43 Jawatta Road, Colombo 05
Alma mater Royal College, Colombo
Occupation Politician

Savumiamoorthy Arumugan Ramanathan Thondaman (born 29 May 1964 ) (known as Arumugan Thondaman), MP is the current Cabinet Minister of Livestock and Rural Community Development and the grandson of prominent unionist Saumyamoorthi Thondaman in Sri Lanka.[1] He is the leader of the Ceylon Workers' Congress, a Member of Parliament representing the Nuwara Eliya District and is an advocate for the Indian Tamils of Sri Lanka.[2]


  1. ^ Remembering Thondaman on his 90th birth anniversary Archived June 25, 2008, at the Wayback Machine. Sri Lanka Daily News - September 2, 2002
  2. ^ A promise of identity Frontline - March 1, 2003