K. Jeyakody

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K. Jeyakody
க. ஜெயக்கொடி
Member of the Ceylonese Parliament
for Udupiddy
In office
Preceded by M. Sivasithamparam
Succeeded by T. Rasalingam
Personal details
Born (1913-08-29)29 August 1913
Political party Illankai Tamil Arasu Kachchi
Ethnicity Sri Lankan Tamil

Kandappa Jeyakody (Tamil: கந்தப்பா ஜெயக்கொடி; born 29 August 1913) was a Sri Lankan Tamil politician and Member of Parliament.

Jeyakody was born on 29 August 1913.[1]

Jeyakody stood as the Illankai Tamil Arasu Kachchi's (Federal Party) candidate in Udupiddy at the March 1960, July 1960 and 1965 parliamentary elections but on each occasion was defeated by the All Ceylon Tamil Congress candidate M. Sivasithamparam.[2][3][4] He however won the 1970 parliamentary election and entered Parliament.[5]


  1. ^ "Directory of Past Members: Jeyakkody, Kandappa". Parliament of Sri Lanka. 
  2. ^ "Result of Parliamentary General Election 1960-03-19" (PDF). Department of Elections, Sri Lanka. 
  3. ^ "Result of Parliamentary General Election 1960-07-20" (PDF). Department of Elections, Sri Lanka. 
  4. ^ "Result of Parliamentary General Election 1965" (PDF). Department of Elections, Sri Lanka. 
  5. ^ "Result of Parliamentary General Election 1970" (PDF). Department of Elections, Sri Lanka.