Sir Arunachalam Mahadeva
|Minister of Home Affairs of the State Council|
|Ceylon's High Commissioner to India|
|Born||5 October 1885|
|Died||8 June 1969 (age 84)|
|Alma mater||Royal College, Colombo|
Sir Arunachalam Mahadeva (5 October 1885 – 8 June 1969) was a Sri Lankan diplomat and legislator. He was a minister of the Home Affairs of the State Council. He later served as Ceylon's High Commissioner to India from 1948 to 1950.
Mahadeva is the son of Sir Ponnambalam Arunachalam. Like his father, Mahadeva was educated at the Royal College Colombo.
Arunachalam Mahadeva was elected as a member of both the Legislative and State Councils of Ceylon. He became the Home Minister in 1942, when D. S. Senanayake became Leader of the House of the State Council.
Other websites & references[change | change source]
- http://www.newdelhi.mission.gov.lk/envoys.htm Sri Lanka's Envoys to India[permanent dead link]
- Anyone can buy property in Jaffna Archived 2012-02-19 at the Wayback Machine
- Conspiracy charge: no evidence