E. A. Nugawela

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Who is E. A. Nugawela?

Major E. A. Nugawela, CLI was a Sri Lankan politician. He was the first Cabinet Minister of Education in independent Sri Lanka, later Cabinet Minister of Health, a Member of Parliament & State Council. He is noted for the educational reforms and expansion of the number of state schools during his tenure, continuing the work started by Dr C.W.W. Kannangara. Educated at Royal College, Colombo, he had served as a reservist officer in the Ceylon Light Infantry.

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Nationality
  • Sri Lanka
Education
  • Royal College

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on July 23, 2013

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