Monthly Archives: June 1945

29 June 1945 – Birth of Chandrika Dias Bandaranaike

The second child of the Bandaranaike family was also born at ‘Wendtworth’. Having graduated from Sorbonne University in Paris with a degree in Political Science, she returned to Sri Lanka to take up the role of Director of the Land Reform Commission in the country. Elected Chief Minister of the Western Province, Prime Minister and