Summary: Sri Lankan politician who had served as a cabinet minister during his five consecutive terms between 1983 and 2004 after being elected to Sri Lanka's parliament, who was appointed minister of Highways & Road Development in 2005 and was chief government whip.
Cause of Death: Killed in a suicide bomb attack
Born: January 11, 1953
Died: April 6, 2008
Location: Weliveriya, Sri Lanka