Udena Wijerathna

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Udena Wijerathna
Western Province Provincial Councillor
Personal details
Born Sri Lanka
Political party United National Party
Relations Philip Gunawardena
Alma mater Nalanda College, Colombo

Udena Wijerathna is a Western Province Provincial Councillor in Sri Lanka. He belongs to the United National Party.[1]

Early childhood[edit]

Udena who was educated at Nalanda College, Colombo is the youngest son of Mahendra Wijerathna former Minister of Livestock Development, Milk Production and Deputy Minister of Trade and Shipping. He is also the grand nephew of Philip Gunawardena & Robert Gunawardena and nephew of former Hiriyala MP S.B. Herath. His only sister is Dr Maheshi Wijerathna who is a Specialist Neuro Surgeon attached to Sri Jayawardenapura General Hospital.[2][3]


In 1991 Provincial Council elections Udena received most no of preferential votes in Sri Lanka and became the President of the Provincial Council in Mirigama. In 1998 he became a Provincial Council Minister obtaining the 3rd place in elections.

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