List of Dharmaraja College alumni

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This is a list of Old Rajans, they being the alumni of Dharmaraja College, Kandy, Sri Lanka.

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Name Notability Reference
Abayakoon, Dimuthu BandaraDimuthu Bandara Abayakoon Member of Parliament (Kandy District) (2001 – 2010) [1]
Angammana, NalinNalin Angammana Lieutenant General former GOC, 3rd Division Sri Lanka Engineers [2][3]
Bandara, ChandrarathnaChandrarathna Bandara Author [4]
Disanayake, J. B.J. B. Disanayake Linguistics professor; author [5]
Dissanayake, LalithLalith Dissanayake Member of Parliament (Kegalle District) (2008 – 2015)
Dissanayake, SarathSarath Dissanayake Rear Admiral
Dissanayake, T. B.T. B. Dissanayake President's Counsel; former Commissioner of Assizes (1969 – 1970) [6]
Gopallawa, WilliamWilliam Gopallawa MBE President of Sri Lanka (1972 – 1978); Governor-General of Ceylon (1962 – 1972) [7]
Gunasinha, A. EkanayakeA. Ekanayake Gunasinha Mayor of Colombo (1940 – 1943); Member of Parliament (Colombo Central District) (1947 – 1952) [8]
Guruge, Ananda W. P.Ananda W. P. Guruge Buddhist scholar; author
Jayasundara, PujithPujith Jayasundara Inspector General of Police (2016 – present) [9]
Kalansuriya, AmarasiriAmarasiri Kalansuriya Actor [10]
Kapugedera, ChamaraChamara Kapugedera International test cricketer (2006 – 2009)
Karunaratne, W. S.W. S. Karunaratne Buddhist scholar
Kehelgamuwa, T.B.T.B. Kehelgamuwa First-class cricketer [11]
Kumaragama, WimalaratneWimalaratne Kumaragama Poet
Mahendra, SunandaSunanda Mahendra Author; poet
Munasinghe, Dharma SriDharma Sri Munasinghe Playwright; screenwriter; director [12]
Pasquel, KeerthiKeerthi Pasquel Singer [13]
Pathiraja, DharmasenaDharmasena Pathiraja Film director; screenwriter [14]
Pilapitiya, RoshanRoshan Pilapitiya Actor; producer [15]
Ratnayake, TilakTilak Ratnayake Governor of Uva Province (1990 – 1993)
Samararatne, GodwinGodwin Samararatne Meditation instructor
Seneviratna, AnuradhaAnuradha Seneviratna Linguistics professor; author [16]
Sir Soysa, BennetBennet Soysa Member of the State Council; Member of the Senate of Ceylon; Mayor of Kandy [17]
Tennakoon, Janaka BandaraJanaka Bandara Tennakoon Member of Parliament (Matale District) (1994 – present) [18]
Unamboowe, HeshanHeshan Unamboowe Olympic swimmer
Weerawardena, Eric PrasannaEric Prasanna Weerawardena Member of Parliament (Kandy District) (2010 – present)
Wijesundera, StanleyStanley Wijesundera Vice Chancellor, University of Colombo (1979 – 1989) [19]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Old Rajans to fete distinguished old boys". The Island. 2004. Retrieved 2011-01-13. 
  2. ^ "War Heroes of Dharmaraja". KandyNews.net. 2008. Retrieved 1 December 2011. 
  3. ^ "Dharmaraja honours her war heroes". The Island. 2009. Retrieved 1 December 2011. 
  4. ^ "Hostage city (Wanasapu Mala) by Candraratna Baṇḍāra". Sunday Observer. Retrieved 1 December 2011. 
  5. ^ "Embassy of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, Bangkok , Thailand". Archived from the original on October 5, 2007. Retrieved 2011-01-12. 
  6. ^ Gunaratne, Ruwanthi Herath (22 June 2003). "Living life to a different tempo". The Sunday Times. Retrieved 17 April 2012. 
  7. ^ "William Gopallawa: First President of the Republic of Sri Lanka". Daily News. 2009. Retrieved 2011-01-12. 
  8. ^ Jayasekera, Upali S. (May 1, 2003). "Remembering A. E. Goonesinha: Father of the Labour Movement". Daily News. Retrieved April 17, 2012. 
  9. ^ "Pujith New IGP". Daily Mirror. 2016. Retrieved 1 December 2011. 
  10. ^ "Kalan, the simple guy". The Nation. 2009. Retrieved 2011-01-12. 
  11. ^ "'Kehel' - a 'born' pace bowler". The Sunday Observer. 1 March 2009. Retrieved 2011-01-12. 
  12. ^ "Works of Dharma Sri Munasinghe:SLRC". Sri Lanka Rupavahini Corporation. 18 January 2009. Retrieved 1 December 2011. 
  13. ^ Kannangara, Nirmala (22 January 2006). "Keerthi: life in the limelight". The Sunday Leader. Retrieved 17 April 2012. 
  14. ^ Attanayake, Ranjith Bandara (3 March 2007). "Pathi felicitated in Kandy". The Sunday Times. Retrieved 17 April 2012. 
  15. ^ "Good looks and charm drive him on". Daily News. 2006. Retrieved 13 January 2011. 
  16. ^ "Prof Anuradha Seneviratna made great contribution to Sinahala literature". Daily News. 2001. Retrieved 2011-01-13. 
  17. ^ Dassanayake, M. B. (March 30, 2002). "113th Birth Anniversary : Sir Bennet Soysa - the philanthropist of the hills". Daily News. Retrieved April 17, 2012. 
  18. ^ "Janaka Bandara Tennakoon". The Daily News. 2001. Retrieved 2011-01-12. 
  19. ^ "Educationist and administrator of high calibre". Sunday Times. 2005. Retrieved 12 January 2011. 

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