Deshabandu

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Deshabandhu (Sinhalese: දේශබන්දු; Tamil: தேசபந்து, translit. Tēcapantu) is the third highest national honour awarded in Sri Lanka. It is awarded "for meritorious service".[1] It is conventionally used as a title or prefix to the awardee's name. Deshabandhu ranks lower than Deshamanya.

Awardees[edit]

Awardees include:

1986
1987
1988
1989
1990
1991
1992
1993
1994
1996
1998
2005
2017
  • Deivanayagam Eassuwaren
  • Lakshman Lucian de Silva Weerasena
  • Leslie Shelton Devendra
  • Mahinkande Gamladdalage Kularatne
  • Susanthika Jayasinghe
  • Ranjan Madugalle
  • Shanthilal Nilkanth Wickremesinghe
  • Thilliampalam Ravishankar
  • Thommadura Pabilis Silva
  • Wegapitiya Kattadiyalage Hemachandra Wegapitiya

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gunawardena, Charles A. (2005). Encyclopedia Of Sri Lanka. Sterling Publishers Pvt. Ltd. p. 254. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac ad ae af ag ah ai aj ak al am an ao ap aq ar as at au av aw ax ay az ba bb bc bd be bf bg bh bi bj bk bl bm bn bo bp bq br bs bt bu bv bw bx by bz ca cb cc cd ce cf cg ch ci cj ck cl cm cn co cp cq cr cs ct cu cv cw cx cy cz da db dc dd de df dg dh di dj dk dl dm dn do dp dq dr ds dt du dv dw dx dy dz ea eb ec ed ee ef eg eh ei ej ek el em en eo ep eq er es et eu ev ew ex ey ez fa fb fc fd fe ff fg fh fi fj fk fl fm fn fo "National Awards". Presidential Secretariat. Retrieved 9 July 2013. 

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