Central province governor Surangani Ellawala passes away


Central Province Governor Suranganee Ellaawala who had been receiving treatment at the Kandy General Hospital Neurology Intensive Care Unit a number of days ago as a result of having contracted a heart ailment passed away this morning aged 76.  

Central Province Chief Minister Sarath Ekanayake said that her remains would be taken to the Central Provincial Council after 9 a.m. today.

While the remains will lie in state at the Central Provincial Council till 4 p.m. for public respect, subsequently the body is scheduled to be taken to the Governor’s private house at Ratnapura.

The Deceased had also served as an MP.

She was the wife of former MP Nanda Ellaawala , and the mother of former MP Naalanda Ellaawala.

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