Lakshman Jayakody

Politician

1930 – 2010

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Who was Lakshman Jayakody?

Lakshman Jayakody a onetime MP was a SLFP stalwart and the Minister of Cultural and Religious Affairs in the Sri Lankan Cabinet from 1994 to 2000.

He started his education at Ladies College, Colombo where his mother was educated and then moved to Kandy and was admitted Trinity College Kandy. Later he gained admission to Ananda College, Colombo to do advance level studies, where he also represented the college XI cricket team and won college colors in cricket. He served as a senior presidential advisor to the president Mahinda Rajapaksa.

Jayakody died at Colombo General Hospital aged 80.

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Born
Aug 24, 1930
Religion
  • Buddhism
Profession
Education
  • Trinity College, Kandy
  • Ananda College
Died
Aug 30, 2010

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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