Former minister Athauda Seneviratne passes away

Athauda Seneviratne

Former minister Athauda Seneviratne has passed away at the age of 91 years while being treated at a private hospital in Colombo.

Athauda Seneviratne entered politics from the Lanka Sama Samaja Party and was later elected to Parliament representing the Sri Lanka Freedom Party.

He served as the Leader of the Kegalle District for the Sri Lanka Freedom Party for an extended period and held a number of Ministerial portfolios including Justice and Labour.