Monthly Archives: July 1943

27 July 1943 – Birth of Sunethra Dias Bandaranaike

Born at ‘Wendtworth’ their first Colombo residence, Sunethra Dias Bandaranaike, as the eldest child of two Prime Ministers,leads a life dedicated to the arts and philanthropy. Following her obtaining an Honours Degree in Philosophy, Politics and Economics at the University of Oxford, she worked towards establishing and strengthening the youth and women’s wing of the