Synonyms for walawwa or Related words with walawwa
Examples of "walawwa"
was used as the boys' hostel and Girls' was established at Samarasinghe
is a historic
building located on the corner of Yatinuwara Veediya (Brownrigg Street) and Sir Bennet Soysa Veediya (Colombo Street) Kandy, Sri Lanka. The building is originally built in 1814 and considered as the oldest
building within the Kandy. It was the residence of former Diyawadana Nilame Kudamudiyanse Giragama.
is a large colonial era manor house situated in Walawwatta, Galle, Sri Lanka. An archaeological protected monument, it was originally built by Mudaliyar Don Bastian Gooneratne in 1742. Atapattu
has been the ancestral home of Gooneratne and Dias Abeysinghe families who were administrators of the Dutch and British colonial governments. Notable past residents of Atapattu
includes Mudaliyar Edmund Rowland Gooneratne and his son Mark Gooneratne.
Somalatha Subasinghe acted in several television dramas including "Ella Langa
", "Gamperaliya" and "Suba Anagathayak".
There are a number of other historical places around the village apart from Panamure Eth Gala including Maduwanwela
, Kawanthissa Rajamaha Viharaya, and Walalgoda Tampita Raja Maha Viharaya.
He hailed from Narandeniya
, Athuraliya in Southern Sri Lanka, but gave up all his wealth and comforts for the sake of downtrodden.
Poramadulla Central College opened in Karandagolla in 1901. The school became a bilingual school. At one point it moved to the campus of Poramadulla primary school. On 1 February 1946 the school was designated as a Central College due to a request from the villagers and principal M.D Gunawardhana. On 1 March 1946 the school began holding classes in its current facility. The school's website stated that "it is believed that girls' hostel is the [“Opatha
)] [at present]."
Maduwanwela Disawe expanded his family seat Maduwanwela
and started the Elephant Kraals in Panamure. These were inherited by his nephew Sir Francis Molamure on his death on 6 September 1930. He married Ekneligoda Kumarihami and they had one daughter.
The museum was first established in 1992 as E. W. Perera Memorial Museum in Ihala
, the residence of late politician E. W. Perera and was declared open for the public in 1995.
Nicholas Dias Abeysinghe lived at Pokune Walauwa in Dangedera, Galle. He had two other Walauwas located in Colombo and Katunayake. His Colombo
was situated at Silver Smith Street and Katunayake walauwa was situated at Kotugoda.
Prematilaka Mapitigama was born on 7 January 1930 as the eldest son of Panditharatna Bandara Mapitigama and Leelawathie Higgoda Kumarihamy of Pelange
, Mattamagoda, Ruwanwella. He and his wife, Nalini (née Senaratne), had two children, Nethanjalie and Niranjana.
Punchi Bandara Hurulle had built his Walauwa by the Morakewa Reservoir. Subsequently, a palatial two-storeyed
built by Henarath Bandara Hurulle around 1900 A.D. between the Morakewa Weva and the Anuradhapura - Trincomalee Main Road. This was the building set ablaze by the JVP during the insurgency in 1988.
Arguments regarding the nature and status of the institution to be set up, its location, and the outset of World War I halted the establishment process until 1920 when the government purchased a private mansion called the "Regina
" which later came to be known as "College House" for the purpose of setting up the University College under the recommendations of Sir Edward Denham.
The current main building opened on 15 November 1956. In 1957 the girls' hostel opened in the main building and a boys' hostel opened during the same year. In 1957 the girls' hostel moved to "Opatha
". In 1959, The college's magazine "Vidueliya magazine" (විදු එළිය) began publication. and a gymnasium and open theatre opened in 1962.
Kadigawe was born in 1921 at Kadigawa
situated in the hamlet of Kadigawa in the Wanni and was known as Rajah by his family. Kadigawe was a descendant of the Adigar of Nikeweratiya. He was educated at Ananda College Colombo where he was on the boxing team and cadet corps.
is a Walauwa located in upper South of Sri Lanka. Situated in the town Kolonne which lies between Embilipitiya and Suriyakanda in Ratnapura District, in a distance of 207 kilometres from the capital, Colombo. The Maduwanwela
was first built by Maduwanwela Maha Mohottala in the 1700s and it was expanded at times by the Maduwanwela family until 1905 when the final expansion was done by Maduwanwela Maha Disawe. At its height it had over 121 rooms and 80 000 acres of land surrounding it, at present there are on 47 rooms left. Located on in the grounds is a courthouse with seating space for 100 people, furniture and the equipment used for punishments are still present. Following the death of Maduwanwela Maha Disawe the last of the Maduwanwela family, the house was passed to Sir Francis Molamure. In 1974, it was transferred to the state and taken over by the Department of Archaeological and converted into a museum.
Senanayake is an author of non medical books and a scriptwriter as well as a scientific researcher, and has scripted several television dramas and documentaries shown on national television. One of the famous teledrama is "Ella langa
" that was initially broadcast on 1988. The work has a strong bias towards medical issues such as psychoanalaysis and living with epilepsy but draws on adaptations of work by Maupassant and Wilkie Collins., He is also a vocalist, and has performed at several venues.
He is married to Deepthi Samarakone, She is the youngest daughter of Donald Samarakone (formerly of Ceylon Civil Service) & Srima Samarakone (daughter of Mudliyar A. V. Rathnayake and Mrs Jennifer Rathnayake of "Ratnagiri
", Boralesgamuwa) has three sisters Kusum, Sucharitha and Jayathri. Rohitha & Deepthi Bogollagama have son & daughter. Dhakshitha a BBM graduate in Finance from the Singapore Management University, Singapore and Dr. Dilshani Bogollagama (All India Institute of Medical Sciences).
Edmund Rowland Jayathilake Gooneratne, Gate Mudaliyar, JP, (Sinhala: එඩ්මන්ඩ් රෝලන්ඩ් ජයතිලක ගුණරත්න) was a Ceylonese British colonial-era administrator and a literary figure. He was also a scholar, intellectual, social worker, planter and a Buddhist revivalist. A resident of Atapattu
in Galle, E. R. Gooneratne served as the Atapattu Mudaliyar of Galle and as the Mudaliyar of the Governor’s Gate Later he was appointed as the acting Maha Mudaliyar. E. R. Gooneratne was the most influential native official of Southern Ceylon during the British colonial rule in the country.
Molamure inherited the Maduwanwela
and large extents of lands including the Elephant Kraal in Panamure from his uncle Maduwanwela Maha Disawe. He continued to organize Elephant Kraals in Panamure which had been started by the Maduwanwela Maha Disawe in the late 1800s. Sir Francis was the chief organizer of the last Elephant Kraal at Panamure in 1950, which led to much controversy following the killing of the bull elephant who tried to break the Kraal blockade. The incident lead to much public outcry and debates in parliament resulting in the ban on Elephant Kraals and capture of wild elephants.
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