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Veteran politician Jinadasa Niyathapala passes away

29 January 2018 05:24 pm - 3     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


Veteran politician and former Senator Jinadasa Niyathapala passed away at the age of 88, at a private hospital today.

Mr. Niyathapala was a former member of Senate of Ceylon for four years.

He also served as a former General Secretary of the United National Party. He was appointed to the position by late J. R. Jayewardene in 1973.

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  • Irshad Monday, 29 January 2018 08:07 PM

    As a MP for Kotte area, he had done massive service. He was in politics to serve the mass.

    Snr citizen Tuesday, 30 January 2018 11:07 AM

    With all respect. Did he use his money or tax payers money.

    ananda Tuesday, 30 January 2018 01:05 PM

    He was the MP for Kotte for a short stint. He was very popular among the youth and the people of Kotte at the times. Many he rest in peace. via DM Android App

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