SWRD Bandaranaike’s Funeral

SWRD Bandaranaike’s Funeral

It was 56 years ago on a day like this – on 26th September 1959, the late Prime Minister of Ceylon S.W.R.D. Bandaranaike was assassinated.

Here the family of late PM Bandaranaike, partaking in the pansukula and paying their last respects at the funeral.

Photo Credits: SWRD Bandaranaike Museum

Nishan is a raconteur and a lover of art, history and architecture. His journey began more than 30 years ago when he started collecting and saving copies of publications which captured significant moments in Sri Lankan history. He intends to digitize the contemporary Sri Lankan history even in a smaller way through The Archives.

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