Anura Kumara Dissanayaka

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Anura Dissanayaka

අනුර දිසානායක
அநுர திசாநாயக்க
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Chief Opposition Whip
Assumed office
3 September 2015
President Maithripala Sirisena
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe
Preceded by W. D. J. Senewiratne
Leader of the Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna
Assumed office
2 February 2014
Preceded by Somawansha Amarasinghe
Member of the Sri Lankan Parliament
for Colombo District
Assumed office
2015
Member of the Sri Lankan Parliament
for Kurunegala District
In office
2004–2010
Member of the Sri Lankan Parliament
for National List
In office
2010–2015
Minister of Agriculture, Livestock, Land and Irrigation
In office
2004–2005
President Chandrika Kumaratunge
Personal details
Born
Dissanayaka Mudiyanselage Anura Kumara Dissanayaka

(1968-11-24) 24 November 1968 (age 50)
Dominion of Ceylon
Nationality Sri Lankan
Political party Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna
Alma mater University of Kelaniya

Dissanayaka Mudiyanselage Anura Kumara Dissanayaka (Sinhala:අනුර කුමාර දිසානායක, Tamil:அநுர குமார திசாநாயக்க ) (born 24 November 1968) is a Sri Lankan politician, current Leader of the Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna[1] and a member of the Parliament of Sri Lanka. He served for a time as Cabinet Minister of Agriculture, Livestock, Lands and Irrigation. Dissanayake was named the leader of JVP at the 7th national convention of the party, held on 2 February 2014. He was appointed as the Chief Opposition Whip of Sri Lanka in September 2015.

He was the Minister of Agriculture, Livestock, Land and Irrigation in the 2004 SLFP, Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna joint government under President Chandrika Kumaratunge.[2]

Currently Anura Kumara Dissanayake is number one in Parliament Ranks. [1]

See also

References

  1. ^ Anura Kumara Dissanayake is new JVP leader. Daily Mirror, Retrieved on 3 February 2014.
  2. ^ Agriculture Minister Anura Kumara Dissanayake will launch tomorrow Tank renovation scheme at Yapahuwa.

External links

  • Parliament profile
  • Facebook Profile


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