The Birthday of the Father of Free Education Gracefully Celebrated

A renowned old boy of Richmond College, the first education minister of Sri Lanka and the father of free education, Dr. Christopher William Wijekoon Kannangara was born on the 13th of October, 1884. The floral tribute in commemoration of the 138th birth anniversary was held in front of the Parakramabahu statue at the Richmond College premises. Hundreds of students and teachers paid their tribute to the great personality by placing a bouquet of flowers on the platform.

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