Minister of National Herritage Anura Bandaranaike of Sri Lanka

Bandaranaike was elected to Parliament in 1977 from the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) although it faced a crushing defeat that year and has been a member of parliament up until his death in 2008.
He rejoined SLFP in 2001 to contest the elections in December that year, although the SLFP with its coalition faced a massive defeat Bandaranaike was elected to Parliament.
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regional autonomy as the one suited for Sri Lanka.
over the ethnic issue here in Sri Lanka.
Bandaranaike was appointed as the Opposition Leader after the 1983 general election and held several Ministerial portfolios in addition to being elected as Speaker under the UNP regime in the Fourth Parliament with the blessings of both government and opposition members.
Bandaranaike was the only brother of former President Chandrika Kumaratunga.
Bandaranaike was born in Colombo, Sri Lanka and attended Royal College, Colombo.
His father Solomon, while serving as prime minister, was assassinated when Bandaranaike was 10 years old.
Bandaranaike was elected to Parliament in 1977 and has been a member since then.
Following the assassination of foreign minister Lakshman Kadirgamar in August 2005, Bandaranaike was appointed as foreign minister, amidst increased tension throughout the country.
Here is what he wrote when Anura crossed to the UNP (the party in which his father Solomon Bandaranaike was No.
He then proceeded to England and was at the University of London from 1970 to 1973 , and was successful in the B.
Anura Bandaranaike has been chief organizer of the SLFP Youth League since 1973, member of the reorganization committee of the SLFP, member of the Central Committee of the SLFP, Adviser (Honorary) Ministry of Planning and Economic Affairs from 1974-1977 [vide, Eighth Parliament of Sri Lanka 1977, by H.
Bandaranaike had always believed in the concept of regional autonomy as the one suited for Sri Lanka.
Bandaranaike had in China, she had discussion with Chinese leaders over the ethnic issue here in Sri Lanka.
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Bandaranaike was the son of two former prime ministers - S W R D Bandaranaike who ruled from 1956 until his assassination in 1959 - and the worldÂ’s first woman prime minister Sirimavo Bandaranaike, who held three terms, 1960-65, 1970-77 and 1994 until her death in 2000.
In his political life Anura Bandaranaike has several firsts to his name.
Bandaranaike was a political figure with a destiny.
Anura Bandaranaike was at his best then in Parliament, almost singlehandedly taking on the powerful UNP at the time.
A'powerful speaker, who could reduce his adverseries to utter helplessness, Anura Bandaranaike was always a formidable presence in Parliament, perhaps except during the last few years.
Bandaranaike says that in order to move forward, the government and the LTTE should make a firm commitment to finding a lasting solution to the ethnic conflict, which is a pre-requisite for economic advancement.
Following the victory of Mahinda Rajapakse as President in the November 2005, Bandaranaike was not appointed Prime Minister as expected but instead was offered the portfolio of Tourism.
Born on February 15, 1949 Anura Bandaranaike had the privilege of becoming the only Sri Lankan who had both parents served as prime ministers of Sri Lanka.
Anura Bandaranaike, the Sri Lankan minister of National Heritage, and the brother of former SL President Chandrika Kumaratunga, has complained to law enforcement authorities in Colombo that he has received telephone death threats from anonymous callers.
The threats are reported amidst speculation that relationship between Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapakse and Anura Bandaranaike has been severely strained since the latest cabinet reshuffle when Mr.
Anura Bandaranaike is the only son of late S.
Bandaranaike was born on Feb 15, 1949.
Anura Bandaranaike was 10 years old.
Peoples Alliance parliamentarian Mr.
Anura Bandaranaike has begun moving his goods out of Visumpaya to his house at Rosemead Place built some years and is currently living at his ancestral home in Horagolla.
They said that the government had indicated that Bandaranaike has reached the ``point of no return'' and will not be able to mend fences this time round.
Bandaranaike joined some party it got defeated at the elections.
four out of five times in the past, when elections were fought.
supporting the opposition candidate.
Cinnamon Gardens in Colombo , to deliver him at the birth.
Bandaranaike was very disappointed on policies of Rajapaksa administration in which he was a member until last year.
Bandaranaike joined the opposition at the vote for government's budget proposals.
Bandaranaike said the family decided to bury him together with his late parents.
That Anura Bandaranaike is unpredictable, to say the least, has been known all along.
Sirimavo (also Sirima) Ratwatte Dias Bandaranaike was born on April 17, 1916, to an aristocratic Kandyan family and was educated in a Roman Catholic convent in Colombo.
In 1959, however, SWRD Bandaranaike was assassinated by a Buddhist monk, and such was SWRD's charisma that his party, the Sri Lankan Freedom Party (SLFP), chose Sirimavo Bandaranaike to be its leader.
This agreement paid off in the 1970 elections, and Bandaranaike was back as the prime minister and the SLFP and its allies secured a massive majority.
Soon, however, Bandaranaike found herself confronted with an insurrectionary situation of considerable magnitude.
Stripped of her political rights, Bandaranaike took a place offstage.
An Unprecedented ComebackBandaranaike turned heads by making an unprecedented comeback after 17 years out of office.
On her husband Solomon West Ridgeway Dias Bandaranaike's assassination, Bandaranaike took over the leadership of his Sri Lanka Freedom Party kept it for forty years until her death, became a Senator and lead her party to an election victory in 1956.
By 1976, Bandaranaike was more respected abroad than at home.
Anura Bandaranaike was offered the same ministry in the major cabinet reshuffle that took place recently.
Anura Bandaranaike is the son of Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) founder and former prime minister SWRD Bandaranaike and Sirimavo, who also became prime minister.
Bandaranaike has been leader of the opposition and has held several ministerial positions in SLFP-led governments and has also crossed over to the opposition, when his sister Chandrika took over the party.
Anura Priyadarshi Solomon Dias Bandaranaike had had a chequered career in politics.
Bandaranaike was the first centre-left prime minister of the island nation.
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Anura Bandaranaike was coming back to the SLFP.
Bandaranaike was hospitalised for nearly 60 days before he was discharged.
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Colombo: Anura Bandaranaike, a former Sri Lankan foreign minister and member of the country's famous Bandaranaike political dynasty, died on Sunday after an illness, a government spokesman said.
Bandaranaike was first elected to parliament in 1977 and served as minister of higher education, speaker of parliament and opposition leader, but he was never able to rise to the highest office in this Indian Ocean island nation.
Bandaranaike was appointed foreign minister after his predecessor Lakshman Kadirgamar was assassinated in 2005.
Anura Bandaranaike was born on February 15, 1949.