Senarath Attanayake

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Attanayake in June 2014

Attanayake Mudiyanselage Kithsiri Senarath Bandara Attanayake (5 August 1966 – 28 August 2017) known as Senarath Attanayake was a Sri Lankan politician and lawyer. He was born in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

Attanayake was a recipient of the 2016 Henry Viscardi Achievement Award. He is currently a member of the Uva Provincial Council, Sri Lanka and was the Minister of Agriculture, Irrigation, Livestock, Land and Forestry of the Uva Provincial Council from 2000–2005 as well as the acting Chief Minister for a brief period during this tenure.

Attanayake was a known disabled rights activist because he was paralyzed due to ALS.[1]

Attanayake died on 28 August 2017 at a private hospital of ALS-relate complications in Colombo at the age 51.[2]

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  1. "Disabled lawyer sues Qatar Airways". The Nation. 16 July 2006. Archived from the original on 17 January 2010. Retrieved 7 May 2010.
  2. "Senarath Attanayake passes away".

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