1940 – 1999
Who was Lakshman Algama?
Major-General Chulasoka Lakshman "Lucky" Algama VSV, USP, ndc, psc was a former Chief of Staff of the Sri Lanka Army and a United National Party activist after retirement. Lucky Algama was educated at Ananda College, Colombo. Algama held several key posts in the army including Commander Security Forces Headquarters East and was responsible for enabling the government to hold elections in the eastern province in 1993. He was killed in a suicide bombing along with 11 others and injured 7 others at a political rally in Ja-Ela Colombo. The Sri Lankan government claimed that he was killed by a LTTE suicide bomber.
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- Jun 2, 1940
- Sri Lanka
- Dec 18, 1999
on July 23, 2013
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