Basil Rajapaksa

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Who is Basil Rajapaksa?

Basil Rohana Rajapaksa is a Sri Lankan politician and member of parliament for the Gampaha District. He is the current National organizer of Sri Lanka Freedom Party and Cabinet Minister of Economic Development in President Mahinda Rajapakse's Government, he served as a presidential senior advisor and member of parliament from the national list in the first Rajapaksa administration. He was elected to parliament in April 2010, obtaining the highest number of preferential votes in the county at the 2010 general election. Rajapaksa was subsequently appointed Cabinet Minister of Economic Development. He hails from a well known political family in Sri Lanka. His father, D. A. Rajapaksa, was a prominent politician, independence agitator, Member of Parliament and Cabinet Minister of Agriculture and Land in Wijeyananda Dahanayake's government. He had his secondary education at Ananda College Colombo.

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Religion
  • Buddhism
  • Theravada
Nationality
  • Sri Lanka
Education
  • Ananda College

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on July 23, 2013

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