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E A Nugawela

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Nationality  Ceylonese
Role  Sri Lankan Politician
Education  Royal College, Colombo
Party  United National Party
Name  E. Nugawela

E. A. Nugawela

Alma mater  Royal College, Colombo
Political party  United National Party

Major E. A. Nugawela, CLI was a Sri Lankan politician. He was the first Cabinet Minister of Education in independent Sri Lanka (then Ceylon) (1947–1954), later Cabinet Minister of Health (1954–1956), a Member of Parliament & State Council. He is noted for the educational reforms and expansion of the number of state schools during his tenure, continuing the work started by Dr C.W.W. Kannangara. Educated at Royal College, Colombo, he had served as a reservist officer in the Ceylon Light Infantry.

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