Former member of Parliament for Galle district and former journalist at Lake House Publications Buddhika Kurukularatne has passed away at the age of 78.
He was a lawyer and served from 1989 to 1994 as a Member of Parliament representing the United National Party.
In 1965 Kurukularatne served as a grade 1 journalist in editorial staff in Sun (English Daily) and in 1966 editorial staff in The Observer.
Then, he served from 1966 to 1970 in the editorial staff of Virakesari and Janata (Sinhala Daily) as in charge of the foreign news page.
Kurukularatne has authored 6 books including two books in English.
Mr. Krukularatne’s remains will lie at Jayaratne Respect Funeral Parlour, Borella on 10th June from 9 am – 3 pm.