Dharmasena Attygalle

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Hon. Dr
Dharmasena Attygalle
Dharmasena Attygalle.jpg
Member of the Sri Lankan Parliament
for Kesbewa
In office
Preceded by Somaweera Chandrasiri
Succeeded by Gamini Lokuge
Personal details
Born (1925-02-19)19 February 1925
Madapatha, Sri Lanka
Died 1 June 1989(1989-06-01) (aged 64)
Nationality Sri Lanka
Political party United National Party
Alma mater Nalanda College Colombo
Occupation Politics
Profession Ayurvedic Doctor

Dr Dharmasena Attygalle was a MP in Sri Lanka's parliament from 1972 to 1982.

He was Deputy Minister of Health (1977–1980) and Minister of Indigenous Medicine (1980–1982) representing the Kesbewa electorate.

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]

See also[edit]


  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.