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The 3rd Annual Awards Ceremony organized by the Alumni Association of the university; “Sri Jayewardenepura Pradeepa Pranama” was held in much grandeur on the 17th October 2018 at the Waters Edge, Colombo.

The occasion was graced by the President Maithripala Sirisena, Senior Prof. Sampath Amaratunge; Vice Chancellor of the University of Sri Jayewardenepura and a large number of prestigious alumni of the university. W.H.K.H. Vagapitiya, President of the Alumni association of USJP, Dr. Abeyratne Bandara; Secretary of Alumni association, Mr. Ranjith Iddamalgoda; national coordinator were also among the participants.

This year 40 scholars were awarded for their dedication and contribution in enhancing the knowledge in the fields of art, literature, and media. Hence this year awarding ceremony was named as “Sri Jayewardenepura Pradeepa Pranama; Kalakara Abhinandana”(ශ්‍රී ජයවර්ධනපුර ප්‍රදීප ප්‍රණාම, කලාකාර අභිනන්දන”).

Award Winners at the 2018 Sri Jayewardenepura Pradeepa Pranama

  1. Ven. Pathegama Gnanissara Thero
  2. Ven. Gamunupura Somawansha Thero
  3. Vev. Koongasdeniye Ananda Thero
  4. Mr. Siril Wikreamage
  5. Mr. Premasinghe Aepasinghe
  6. Mr. Edwad Mallawarachchi
  7. Mr. Buddhadasa Galappaththi
  8. Mr. Ananda Amarasri
  9. Mrs. Anula Wijerathna Manike
  10. Mr. Upali Ubhayasekara
  11. Mr. Shyam Sukumar Dissanayake
  12. Mr. Sena Athugala
  13. Dr. Premadasa Sri Alawaththage
  14. Mrs. Indrani Peris
  15. Mr. Erik Ilayaparachchi
  16. Mr. Janak Premalal
  17. Dr. Praneeth Abeysendara
  18. Mr. Chandana Gunawardhana
  19. Mr. Asanga Priyanath Jayasooriya
  20. Mrs. Hema Chandrika Liyanage
  21. Mr. Chulananda Samaranayaka
  22. Mr. Gunapala Rathnasekara
  23. Mr. Wasantha Liyanage
  24. Mr. Mahinda Kumara Dalupotha
  25. Mr. Prasanna Sanjeewa Thennakoon
  26. Mr. Nilar N. Kasim
  27. Mr. Wasantha Bandara Dukgannarala
  28. Mr. Kamal Kariyawasam
  29. Mr. Anuradha Dewapriya
  30. Mr. Ajantha Kumara Agalakada Arachchi
  31. Mr. Harindra Jayalal
  32. Mrs. Champika Liyanaarachchi
  33. Mr. Shyam Nuwan Ganewaththa
  34. Mr. Sudheera Jayaweera
  35. Mr. M. M. Mangala Priyantha Bandara Wijerathna
  36. Mr. H. W. Bihesh Indika Sampath
  37. Mr. Ruwan Bandujeewa
  38. Mr. S. M. S. Muthukudaarachchi
  39. Mr. Ramesh Warallegama
  40. Mr. Sumeda Ranasinghe