Dharmasena Attygalle

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The Honourable
Dr Dharmasena Attygalle
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Member of the Sri Lankan Parliament
for Moratuwa
Personal details
Born 19 February 1925
Madapatha, Sri Lanka
Died 1 June 1989
Nationality Sri Lanka
Political party United National Party
Alma mater Nalanda College Colombo
Occupation Politics
Profession Ayurvedic Doctor
Religion Buddhist

Dr Dharmasena Attygalle was a MP in Sri Lanka's parliament from 1972 to 1983.

He was Deputy Minister of Health (1977–1980) and Minister of Indigenous Medicine (1980–1983) representing the Kesbewa seat.

He was appointed as High Commissioner to Pakistan in January 1983.

He was an Ayurvedic Doctor by profession & was educated at Nalanda College Colombo. Some of Attygalle's notable classmates at Nalanda College were Dr Henry Jayasena, Karunaratne Abeysekera, Dr Harischandra Wijayatunga, Dr Hudson Silva, Hon. Rupa Karunathilake, Stanley Jayasinghe and Ravindra Rupasena. [1][2]

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  1. ^ "Henry Jayasena ‘A gifted and decent human being….’". island. 2007. Retrieved 2014-06-23. 
  2. ^ "In memory of Henry Jayasena". island. 2011. Retrieved 2014-06-23.