G. M. Premachandra

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G. M. Premachandra
Former Cabinet Minister of Labour and Vocational Training
Member of the Sri Lanka Parliament
for Kurunegala District
In office
25 August 1994 – 24 October 1994
Personal details
Died24 October 1994(1994-10-24) (aged 54)
Thotalanga, Grandpass,
Sri Lanka.
NationalitySri Lankan
Political partyUnited National Party

G. M. Premachandra (24 August 1940 – 24 October 1994) was the Cabinet Minister of Labour and Vocational Training of United National Party government from 1990-94.[1] He was re-elected from the Parliamentary election of 1994. He was assassinated by a female suicide bomber of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) while attending an election rally in support of Gamini Dissanayake, for the Presidential election of 1994.[2] He was an alumnus of Maliyadeva College, Kurunegala.

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  1. ^ Far East and Australasia 2003.
  2. ^ Jane's Sentinel examines the success of the LTTE in resisting the Sri Lankan forces