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Former MP Palitha Thewarapperuma dies from electrocution

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Kalutara, April 16 (Daily Mirror) - Former Deputy Minister Palitha Thewarapperuma has died from electrocution this evening.

It was reported that he was electrocuted when he attempted to connect two electrical circuits at his home and died after being admitted to the Nagoda Hospital.

Born on 3 May 1960,  Thewarapperuma was a former member of Parliament from the UNP.

He was given the position of Deputy Minister of Internal Affairs, Wayamba Development and Cultural Affairs in the United National Party led national government in 2015.


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  Comments - 22

  • Rimzan Hassan Tuesday, 16 April 2024 07:20 PM

    May His Soul Rest in Peace.

    SSZ khan Tuesday, 16 April 2024 07:36 PM

    Sad news. Deepest condolences to his family.I remember how he saved people from attackers during the bus riot In aluthgama

    Daya Tuesday, 16 April 2024 07:38 PM


    rama p Tuesday, 16 April 2024 07:55 PM

    Sounds like Agatha Christie at work. RIP!

    Sambo Tuesday, 16 April 2024 08:04 PM

    Our Deepest sympathies to his family. He was a good human being.

    Jaffna Tamil Tuesday, 16 April 2024 08:07 PM

    His courageous life created lot of enemies for him among his people in the South. Unlike other Sinhalese politicians he was a honest and sincere individual, basically a good guy.

    D P P Prasad Tuesday, 16 April 2024 08:07 PM

    He is a very humble character regardless his party politics he was always standing for the well being of the poorest people who were living in his electorate.During last pandemic season he treated the other ethnic communities despite their social status. His untimely death is great loss to all of us

    Patriot Tuesday, 16 April 2024 08:11 PM

    A good man who actually helped the people. Rest in peace.

    Halsy Tuesday, 16 April 2024 09:57 PM

    May He Attain Nibbana

    M. N. ILAM Tuesday, 16 April 2024 10:02 PM

    Honest Individual

    Lk Tuesday, 16 April 2024 10:07 PM

    A good man and he was serving all communities without any discrimination and bias. A good and sincere politician and helped a lot of poor people and he is a kind person. May he rest in peace Good bless him in his next life for his good work

    Joshua Tuesday, 16 April 2024 10:32 PM

    Another political one out.

    Patcitz Tuesday, 16 April 2024 11:55 PM

    One of the corrupt UNPers, we believe.

    Duminda Wednesday, 17 April 2024 11:04 AM

    Clearly you don't know much about him, and seem quick to broadbrush politicians in general. Pitty you have not had a chance to get to know him in person.

    Man Wednesday, 17 April 2024 04:13 PM

    Though you believe it is not a fact as most believe.

    AChildOfGod Wednesday, 17 April 2024 12:26 AM

    My condolences to his family and may his SOUL RIP

    Lal.Fernando. Wednesday, 17 April 2024 02:29 AM

    This is sad news. May his soul rest in peace. " well this is what happens when you go to do things that you do not know.

    Mohamed Wednesday, 17 April 2024 04:06 AM

    Rest in Peace - Nice human being without racism

    Ylg Wednesday, 17 April 2024 06:58 AM

    My gosh! I believe in god now! . There is one after all.

    Sambo Wednesday, 17 April 2024 07:41 AM

    A gentlemen of a politician although with some weaknesses. He worked for the people but never stole for his benefit as our present politicians.

    Dinu Wednesday, 17 April 2024 09:25 AM

    Even party deferences I like this man but he is genuine to my knowledge But pain full hearing this news as he should stay in this country further more Moksuwa Pathami

    Vernon Wednesday, 17 April 2024 09:33 AM

    Extremely sad for this untimely death. He was a highly suitable person to do social service than to be an MP.

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