Chamara Sampath Dassanayake

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Chamara Sampath Dassanayake
6th Chief Minister of Uva Province
Assumed office
15 September 2015
Preceded by Harin Fernando
Member of the Sri Lankan Parliament
for Badulla District
In office
2015 – 15 September 2015
Succeeded by Lakshman Senewiratne
Personal details
Nationality Sri Lankan
Other political
United People's Freedom Alliance

Chamara Sampath Dasanayaka is a Sri Lankan politician and is the current Chief Minister of Uva Province in Sri Lanka. He was elected to the Parliament of Sri Lanka from Badulla District in 2015.He is a Member of the United People's Freedom Alliance. As per his life story, he used to sell popular Sri Lankan snack called wadey on trains. [1][2][3][4]


  1. ^ "PM Ranil receives highest Preferential votes with 500,566". 18 August 2015. Retrieved 19 August 2015.
  2. ^ "Preferential votes- General Election 2015". 18 August 2015. Retrieved 19 August 2015.
  3. ^ "Chamara Sampath Dassanayake new Uva CM". Nation. 15 September 2015. Retrieved 15 September 2015.
  4. ^ "Chief Minister of Uva Province sworn in before the President". Lankasri News. Archived from the original on 6 March 2016. Retrieved 15 September 2015.