Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Prof. A. V Suraweera no more

Sinhala scholar and writer Prof. A.V Suraweera has passed away at the age of 82 this morning (14).
Prof. Suraweera was awarded the distinguished title of Kala Keerthi and has served as the Director General of the Central Cultural Fund.

He has also held the position of Deputy Minister of Cultural and Religious Affairs.

He has authored popular novels such as 'Pura Derane', 'Pedi Diyata Bora Diya’ and 'Aththa Bindei Paya Burulen' including many short stories.

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