Surangani Ellawala

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Surangani Ellawala
9th Governor of Central Province
In office
27 January 2015 – 14 March 2016
PresidentMaithripala Sirisena
Preceded byTikiri Kobbekaduwa
Succeeded byNiluka Ekanayake
Personal details
Born1939
Died14 March 2016(2016-03-14) (aged 76–77)
Kandy, Sri Lanka
NationalitySri Lankan
Spouse(s)Nanda Ellawala
ChildrenVisaka Ellawala,Nalanda Ellawala

Surangani Visaka Ellawala (1939 – 14 March 2016) was a Sri Lankan politician who served as 9th Governor of the Central Province of Sri Lanka from 27 January 2015 to 14 March 2016.[1][2] She was a member of the People's Alliance[3]. She is the wife of former SLFP Member of Parliament (MP) Nanda Ellawala of Ratnapura and the mother of former UPFA MP for Ratnapura, Nalanda Ellawala (1968-1997).

Surangani Ellawala died on 14 March 2016 while serving as the Central Province Governor.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Austin, Ellawala new Governors". Daily Mirror. 27 January 2015. Retrieved 28 January 2015.
  2. ^ "Six new provincial governors sworn in Sri Lanka". Colombo Page. 27 January 2015. Retrieved 28 January 2015.
  3. ^ "Ellawala, Surangani". Parliament of Sri Lanka. Retrieved 2 October 2015.
  4. ^ "Central Province Governor Dies". Digathanews. 14 March 2016. Archived from the original on 14 March 2016. Retrieved 14 March 2016.
Political offices
Preceded by
Tikiri Kobbekaduwa
Governor of Central Province
2015–2016
Succeeded by
Niluka Ekanayake