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Horawela Don Mahindapala, Sri Lankan Journalist. Member Sri Lanka Working Journalists Association (president 1990), South Asia Media Association (convenor 1991).

Background

Mahindapala, Horawela Don was born on January 8, 1931 in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Son of Horawela Don and Mandawela Kankanamage (Seelawathie) William.

Education

Bachelor, Melbourne University, Victoria, 1985.

Career

Teacher, St. Thomas' Preparatory School, Colombo, 1952-1954; reporter, Ceylon Observer, Colombo, 1954-1965; news editor, Ceylon Observer, Colombo, 1967-1970; editor, Ceylon Observer, Colombo, since 1990; news editor, Ceylon Daily News, Colombo, 1965-1967; public servant, Public Works Department, Victoria, 1971-1985; public servant, Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Victoria, 1985-1990.

Membership

Member Sri Lanka Working Journalists Association (president 1990), South Asia Media Association (convenor 1991).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, writing fiction, poetry.

Connections

Married Rangi Blaise Antonypillai, March 16, 1965.

father:
Horawela Don William

mother:
Mandawela Kankanamage (Seelawathie) William

spouse:
Rangi Blaise Antonypillai