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Anuruddha Ratwatte
Personal details
Born 14 July 1938
Kandy, Sri Lanka
Died 24 November 2011(2011-11-24) (aged 73)
Kandy, Sri Lanka
Nationality Sri Lankan
Political party Sri Lanka Freedom Party
Other political
United National Party
Spouse(s) Carman Ratwatte
(nee Rangala)
Children Lohan , Mahendra, Chanuka
Alma mater Trinity College, Kandy
Occupation Politics
Profession Politician
Military service
Allegiance Sri Lanka
Branch/service Sri Lanka Army Volunteer Force
Rank General

General Anuruddha Leuke Ratwatte (14 July 1938 – 24 November 2011) was a Sri Lankan politician and Cabinet Minister.

Early life

Ratwatte studied at Trinity College, Kandy. He was a cousin of Sirimavo Bandaranaike.

He is the son of Harris Leuke Ratwatte. He was a member of the State Council in 1936 to 1947 for Kegalle and United National Party Member of Parliament for Mawanella from 1947 to 1952. His eldest son, Lohan Ratwatte is the Member of Parliament representing the Kandy District and second son Mahendra Ratwatte is the current Mayor of Kandy.

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