Dingiri Bandara Welagedara

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Dingiri Banda Welagedara
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1st Governor of North Central Province
In office
May 1988 – May 1989
Preceded by Office created
Succeeded by E. L. Senanayake
Member of the Ceylonese Parliament
for Kurunegala
Personal details
Born (1915-10-31) 31 October 1915 (age 101)
Polgahawela, Sri Lanka
Died 22 April 1989(1989-04-22) (aged 73)
Political party United National Party
Alma mater Ananda College Colombo
Nalanda College, Colombo
St. John’s College Jaffna

Dingiri Banda Welagedera also known as D. B. Welagedera (31 October 1915 – 22 April 1989) was the Deputy Minister of Plan Implementation and Minister a former Member of Parliament representing Kurunegala District. Welagedera served as the 1st Governor of North Central Province. He was appointed on May 1988 and was Governor until May 1989. He was succeeded by E. L. Senanayake.[1]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Cahoon, Ben. "Sri Lankan Provinces from 1988". World Statesmen.org. Retrieved 2 March 2013. 
Political offices
Preceded by
Office created
Governor of North Central Province
Succeeded by
E. L. Senanayake