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newspaper company excutive

Ranapala Bodinagoda, Sri Lankan newspaper company excutive. Recipient Medal Merit Boy Scouts Sri Lanka, 1983. Member Press Trust Ceylon Ltd. (chairman), Commonwealth Press Union, International Press Institute (chairman Sri Lanka Branch), Press Foundation Asia (vice president).

Background

Bodinagoda, Ranapala was born on January 28, 1916 in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

Education

Student, Ananda College, Colombo, 1938.

Career

Secretary to Minister Finance, Minister Agriculture, Colombo, 1947-1956. Manager Associated Newspapers Ceylon Ltd., 1957-1976, chairman, managing director, since 1977.

Membership

Member Press Trust Ceylon Ltd. (chairman), Commonwealth Press Union, International Press Institute (chairman Sri Lanka Branch), Press Foundation Asia (vice president). Clubs: Sri Lanka Chaess Federation (president), Sri Lanka Magic Circle (president).

Connections

Married Malinie Mangalika Hettiarachi, June 1, 1949. Children: Urmila, Kaushaliya.

spouse:
Malinie Mangalika Hettiarachi

children:
Urmila Bodinagoda

Kaushaliya Bodinagoda