Road renamed after late journalist Dharmasiri Gamage
THE Senpathi Mawatha of Maligawatta Housing Scheme, Colombo 10 will
be renamed Dharmasiri Gamage Mawatha at a ceremony under the patronage
of Colombo Mayor Prasanna Gunawardena on Monday at 4.00 p.m. to mark the
first death anniversary of journalist Dharmasiri Gamage.
Gamage was a resident of the Maligawatta National Housing Scheme for
a very long period.
The renaming of the road follows a suggestion to the Colombo
Municipal Council by MMC T. M. Sangadasa, Kala Lanka Arts Foundation
President to felicitate Gamage whose invaluable contribution to arts as
a journalist, writer, lyricist, cinema director, an environmentalist and
as a noble human being was unparalleled.
The renaming of the road has been endorsed by National Housing
Authority Chairman Parakrama Karunaratne.
Professor Sunil Ariyaratne will deliver the commemorative oration.
Municipal Councillors, artistes and dignitaries are expected to