D. A. Rajapaksa

Politician

1905 – 1967

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Who was D. A. Rajapaksa?

Don Alwin Rajapaksa was a Sri Lankan politician and Member of Parliament, who represented the Beliatta electorate in Hambantota district from 1947 to 1965. A founding member of Sri Lanka Freedom Party and Cabinet Minister of Agriculture and Land in Wijeyananda Dahanayake's government, he was the father of the current Sri Lankan President Dr Mahinda Rajapaksa.

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Born
Nov 5, 1905
Sri Lanka
Children
Religion
  • Buddhism
  • Theravada
Ethnicity
  • Sinhalese people
Nationality
  • Sri Lanka
Profession
Education
  • Richmond College
Died
Nov 7, 1967

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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