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President  J. R. Jayewardene
Preceded by  Noel Wimalasena
Died  January 29, 2000
Succeeded by  M. H. Mohamed
Role  Sri Lankan Politician

Preceded by  Bakeer Markar
Name  E. Senanayake
Succeeded by  Bennet Soysa
Party  United National Party
E. L. Senanayake
Education  Ceylon University College, Trinity College, Kandy

Prime Minister  Ranasinghe Premadasa

Deshamanya Edward Lionel Senanayake (known as E.L Senanayake) (8 August 1920 - 29 January 2000) was a Sri Lankan Politician belonging to the United National Party. He was the Speaker of the Sri Lankan Parliament. Senanayake was the Governor of North Central Province and Central Province of Sri Lanka. He was elected to the Sri Lankan Parliament from Mahanuwara in Kandy.

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He was the son of Gate Mudaliyar James Senanayake and was educated at Trinity College, Kandy and at the University College, Colombo graduating with an honours degree in Economics. Having entered politics at the age of 23 after being elected to the Kandy Municipal Council, he went on to serve as Mayor before being elected to Parliament.


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