Nalanda (Boys') Central College

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Nalanda (Boys') Central College, Minuwangoda
නාලන්දා (පිරිමි) මධ්‍ය විද්‍යාලය, මිනුවන්ගොඩ
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Location

Coordinates7°10′11″N 79°57′05.8″E / 7.16972°N 79.951611°E / 7.16972; 79.951611Coordinates: 7°10′11″N 79°57′05.8″E / 7.16972°N 79.951611°E / 7.16972; 79.951611
Information
TypeNational School
MottoPali: අත්තාහි අත්තනෝ නාථෝ
Aththahi Aththano Natho
"One is the master of oneself"
Sinhala: තමා හිසට තම අතමය සෙවනැල්ල
Established1939
FounderVen. Heenatiyana Dhammaloka
GradesClass 1 - 13
GenderBoys
EnrollmentJanuary
Colour(s)Blue and White   
AffiliationNalanda National College, Minuwangoda
Websitewww.nalandaboys.sch.lk

Nalanda [Boys] Central College - Minuwangoda Sinhala: නාලන්දා (පිරිමි) මධ්‍ය විද්‍යාලය, මිනුවන්ගොඩ was the fourth central college in Sri Lanka, according to a concept of C. W. W. Kannangara. Nalanda College - Minuwangoda is a government Buddhist school in Sri Lanka, and was founded in 1912.

History[edit]

During Second World War in 1939 one part of Nalanda College, Colombo was taken to Minuwangoda and other part to Maharagama. After the end of the war it returned to its original site and Minuwangoda Nalanda Maha Vidyalaya was established here with the guidance of Venerable Heenatiyana Dhammaloka Thero.[1]

Alumni[edit]

The Minuwangoda Nalanda Central College All Boys Association is the alumni association of the school.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "History".
  2. ^ AGM