Kandy Municipal Council
|Born||27 October 1955
Kandy, Sri Lanka
|Died||17 January 2013
Kandy, Sri Lanka
|Political party||Sri Lanka Freedom Party|
|United People's Freedom Alliance|
|Alma mater||St. Sylvester's College
Trinity College, Kandy
|Occupation||Politics and Businessman|
Sanjeewa Gotabhaya Hulangamuwa (Sinhalese: සංජීව හුලංගමුව; 27 October 1955 – 17 January 2013), also known as Sanjeewa Hulangamuwa, was a Sri Lankan politician a businessman. He was also UPFA Councillor for Kandy Municipal Council, Insurance Consultant and Managing Director, Super Insurance Brokers, Kandy. He had also served as President of the Kandy Rotary Club, At the time of his death he was serving as the Chairman of the Kandy Municipal Council Sports Committee. Hulangamuwa remained as a lifelong bachelor.
Sanjeewa was born to Alfred and Joyce Hulangamuwa (née Dullewe) in Kandy, Sri Lanka. He had two younger siblings - brother Jayantha Hulangamuwa and sister Thiloni Dissanayake (née Hulangamuwa). His father Alfred Hulangamuwa was a step-brother of William Gopallawa (First President of Sri Lanka).
Hulangamuwa served as UPFA Councillor of Kandy Municipal Council for over two decades from 1991 to 2013, and as district organiser for the Sri Lanka Freedom Party in Kandy District. He was a member of the Council Delegation to Workshop on ‘Coalition of Cities against Discrimination in Asia and the Pacific’ in Bandung, Indonesia. The workshop was organised by the UNESCO.
President pays last respects
Hulangamuwa died of a heart attack on 17 January 2013 at his residence in Kandy. President Mahinda Rajapaksa and several Ministers visited his residence at Damunupola Mawatha on 19 January 2013 to pay their last respects.