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Sanjeewa Hulangamuwa’s last journey

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Sanjeewa Hulangamuwa, a member of the Kandy Municipal Council and Chairman of the Sports Committee who passed away made his final journey on Monday January 21. The crowd that attended his cremation was ample testimony to his popularity.Late Sanjeewa was the son of late Alfred and Joyce. He received his early education at St. Sylvester’s College and later crossed over to Trinity College. He excelled in athletics and hockey at both schools.President Mahinda Rajapaksa paid his last respects and also there was his good friend Arjuna Ranatunga Member of Parliament, Governor Tikiri Kobbekaduwa and Chief Minister Sarath Ekanayake. There was also a large gathering from the Rotary Club of Kandy of which he was the President at one time.

Former Diyawadana Nilame Niranjan Wijeratne and present Leader of the Opposition of the Kandy MC who was a cousin of late Sanjeewa too was in attendance.
A respected personality among the local politicians, Sanjeewa as he was affectionately was a sportsmen and a leading insurance man in Kandy. (HM)

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