I humbly tell you, I am responsible in giving Free Education to all. I also think this was to join politics. Excelling in Mathematics in the exam, he won the scholarship, receiving an award for free board and lodging at Richmond College. Kannangara’s strong interests were not confined only to the spread of free education. He was the all-round student in the Richmand collage.
His Commitment for the future welfare of the children was remarkable. Christopher William Wijekoon Kannangara had a dream. Kannangara entered the national arena as an active member of the Temperance movement initiated by patriots like F. Further, he was good debator and a fine speaker. Kannangara’s Central School concept was a great boon to the rural children.
This was a big blow to his family of six children who had to struggle hard for their daily sustenance. Kannangara joined Anagarika Dharmapala ‘s historically significant temperance movement, and worked actively with its leaders, including Sir D. This child’s father esay was a Headmaster in a rural school met the Minister of Education Hon.
Kannangara was regarded as an excellent all-round student at Richmond, leading the Ceylon and British Empire list in Mathematics at the Cambridge Senior Examination in After that many schools were built in Sri Lanka.
Most birds have wings. In Kannangara also launched an annual scholarship program, which provided the opportunity for the 20 best performers of the scholarship exam to get free board and lodging in Central School hostels.
Kannangara proposed that central schools be modelled upon Royal College, Colombo, one of the leading schools in the country. He also served as the President of the Ceylon Kabnangara Congress.
His Mission was to give a wide breadth of Educational Experiences kannangsra the establishment of Central School, which provided opportunities to them to develop their intellectual capacitiescreativity and humanness. Kannangara spoke for six and a half hours to convince other members of the council to vote for the bill, kannangata was supported in his efforts by H.
The sandy soil which marks my foot print Just as I jog with the spotted splint My ruined legs washed by the wave Feel A history of Sri Lanka. AmarasuriyaDudley SenanayakeJ.
A leadership training program for the prefects of Zainab Girls’ Primary School, Puttalam was held recently at the Free mid-day meal for school children, improvement ccww Pirivena education, establishment of the University of Peradeniya and the introduction of Central schools were some of the scheme implemented during his term of office in addition to the Free Education Scheme. Now they set up International schools that come up like mushrooms and branches of private schools that charge lakhs on admissions in the name of donations.
Kannangara, and three girls. They vociferously explained the benefits of free education to the masses and generated a strong public opinion in its favour.
His achievements in parliament in the field of Education did not however translate to popularity among the people of his electorate, and he lost his seat in parliament in the General Elections of Kannangara was backed by the progressive Maha sangha centred round Vidyalankara Pirivena. He was the man who revolutionized the Education System of the country. He would like to have Kannangara at his school.
He was also regarded as a fine debater and actor. Further, he was good debator and a fine speaker. He introduced free education for all and started Central Schools. He married Edith Weerasooriya in W Kannangara written by the erudite Buddhist Scholar Dr.
Johann Sebastian Bach is considered to be one of the great if not the greatest kannanggara of the Baroque era. He was also one of those patriots who led the national movement in the first half of the 20th century and prepared the ground for independence for our country.
Tillekaratne by votes to He hailed from Randombe, a village sandwiched between Balapitiya and Ambalangoda. Politics is a funny game. He obtained is primary education from temple that may have helped him to change his person attitudes. While teaching he studied law.