Monthly Archives: January 1941

1941 – Joined the Lanka Mahila Samithi

The Lanka Mahila Samithi (LMS) had been founded by Dr Mary Rutnam in 1930, as a women’s movement geared towards the upliftment of rural conditions and improvement of the socio-economic conditions of villagers in remote areas. Shortly after marriage, Sirimavo Bandaranaike joined several women’s organisations and enrolled as a member of the Lanka Mahila Samithi