Dr W Dahanayakeís 13th death anniversary fell
The common man politician
In the early 1920s politics in the south was
dominated by CWW Kannangara, H.W. Amarasuriya, SH Dahanayake and DS
Goonesekera. They were all leaders of the Ceylon National Congress.
Kannangara defeated S.H. Dahanayake at the first General Election
held under the Donoughmore Constitution for the Galle seat.
The Morning Inspection
We donít need another hero!
Yes, thatís from Tina Turnerís song from the
1985 film Mad Max: Beyond Thunderdome, written by Terry Britten and
Graham Lyle. The line came to me, strangely, after I had just told a
set of schoolchildren that we donít need to look beyond our shores
to find heroes (if indeed we needed any, I should have added).
Taking womenís education to a new dimension
Southlands College - 125 golden years of academic
excellence during the past decade:
Southlands College is one of the premier girls
schools in the Southern Sri Lanka originated by the Methodist
Mission in 1885 as an English medium educational institution which
had served as a multi-religious, multi-cultural society 125 years