E. G. Thevanayagam
|E. G. Thevanayagam|
|Service/branch||Sri Lanka Army|
Sri Lankan Civil War,
|Awards||Vishista Seva Vibhushanaya|
|Other work||Director, National Cadet Corps|
Major General E. George Thevanayagam, VSV is a Sri Lankan military leader, he served as the Commandant of the Sri Lanka Army Volunteer Force, Chief of Staff of the Sri Lanka Army and later first Director of the National Cadet Corps.
Born and educated in Jaffna, Thevanayagam joined the Ceylon Army as a Second Lieughtenant, trained at the Royal Military Academy in Sandhurst, England and rose through the officer ranks to retire as a Major General in 1986 after which he was appointed as the first Director of the National Cadet Corps.