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Justice Sriskandarajah passes away

2014-01-23 12:36:19
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President of the Court of Appeal Justice Sundaram Sriskandarajah passed away a short while ago due to a sudden illeness, sources said.

Justice Sriskandarajah was appointed as the President of the Court of Appeal in June 2011. He had served over seven years as a Judge of the Court of Appeal of Sri Lanka before he was appointed as the President of the Court of Appeal.

He was educated in Manipay Hindu College and Colombo Hindu College. He enrolled as an Attorney - at- Law of the Supreme Court of Sri Lanka in 1979.


  Comments - 13

  • Nimal Thursday, 23 January 2014 13:12

    RIP sir..........

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    Ganeshan . S.K Thursday, 23 January 2014 15:50

    We lost our greatest pride since late His Lordship N.Nadarasa K.C.
    Pray Katpaka Vinayagar Bless His Soul Rest in Modsha,

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    Dr.. Sr S. Sriskanda Saturday, 25 January 2014 10:46

    You are right. Mr. Ganeshan. I know his spouse Umarani well too.

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    saddhamma Thursday, 23 January 2014 16:22

    Pls investigate as he is the one who gave judgment against the Shirani impeachment.... Could be a foul pay !

    Reply : 0       4

    Perumal Saturday, 25 January 2014 10:15

    Yes, what was this sudden illness? Ask his kith and kin. Ask his security detail . Finally ask his employers.

    Reply : 0       0

    James Thursday, 23 January 2014 18:31

    Great loss for the country .. As a Sinhalese, I urge Sri Lankan government to appoint another Tamil justice as his replacement. Plurality in Court of Appeal is more urgent than ever.

    Reply : 0       5

    Robert Friday, 24 January 2014 04:47

    very sad the legend of the country gone pray for god nice man

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    nicky karunarathna Friday, 24 January 2014 04:59

    These are the right royal gentleman who serve their country with esteem and reverence. Now tell me where this buss word "reconciliation" come from with this high calibre personnel serve the country without any discrimination? Where this word "Tamil" coming from when absolute wholesome gentlemen serve anywhere in the country with real patriotic fervour?

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    Spitfire Friday, 24 January 2014 05:14

    A conspiracy or not!!!
    RIP sir.

    Reply : 0       2

    sam Abeysinghe Friday, 24 January 2014 05:20

    not by racism, appoint a well educated, well experienced person from the service not like Shirani.

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    SylviaHaik Friday, 24 January 2014 10:15

    Appointing someone just because he is a Tamil is just as bad as not appointing someone because he is a Tamil. The President of the Court of Appeal should be appointed his or her merit and integrity.

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    Jim pappa Friday, 24 January 2014 13:35

    Why do good honest men of integrity, who are not afraid to take just and fair decisions whatever the repercussions will be, die early in their life ?

    Reply : 0       0

    Dr.. Su S. Sriskanda Saturday, 25 January 2014 10:42

    Umarani Sriskandarajah I am trying to reach you and the kids. God bless.

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