G. G. Ponnambalam

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G.G. Ponnambalam

Leader of the All Ceylon Tamil Congress
In office
Member of the State Council of Ceylon
for Point Pedro
In office
Member of Parliament
for Jaffna
In office
Succeeded byAlfred Duraiappah, Ind
In office
Preceded byAlfred Duraiappah, Ind
Succeeded byC.X. Martyn, FP
Personal details
Born(1901-11-08)November 8, 1901
DiedDecember 9, 1977(1977-12-09) (aged 76)
Political partyAll Ceylon Tamil Congress
Alma materSt. Joseph's College
King's College London
Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge

Ganapathipillai Gangaser Ponnambalam (Tamil: கணபதி காங்கேசர் பொன்னம்பலம்; 8 November 1901 – 9 February 1977), also known as G. G. Ponnambalam, was a Sri Lankan Tamil politician, during the British colonial period and the war for independence. He founded the first Sri Lankan Tamil political party, the All Ceylon Tamil Congress.