C. V. Gunaratne

Politician, Deceased Person

– 2000

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Who was C. V. Gunaratne?

Clement Victor Gunaratne was Sri Lanka's Cabinet Minister of Industries Development. Minister Gunaratne and his wife along with 20 others were killed by a suicide bomber of the LTTE organization on June 7, 2000.

He was educated at the prestigious Royal College Colombo where was captain of the rugby team. His father was Major L. V. Gooneratne, ED, CCC the first Mayor of Dehiwala - Mt Lavinia He entered to politics as a member of the Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia Municipal Council in which he was Leader of the Opposition. He was chosen as a Central Committee Member of the SLFP in early 1970s. C.V. Gunaratne entered to the parliament at the parliamentary general election held in 1989. He was survived by two sons and a daughter.

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Education
  • Royal College
Died
2000

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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