ABDUL LATIFF, Abdul Majeed 1932-1987
Educated at Sivananda Vidyalaya, Batticaloa, Hindu College, Trincomalee. Later entered Wadia College, Bombay and Presidency College, Madras.
Awarded Gold Medal for oratory in Tamil. Principal, Kinniya Senior School, Trincomalee.
Contested Muttur multi-member constituency as an Independent candidate in 1960 and lost. Won seat as second member under the SLFP in July 1960. Retained seat at the March 1960 and May 1970 elections.
Parliamentary Secretary, Minister of Public Works 1964 and Ministry of Information and Broadcasting 1970-1977. District Parliamentary Authority, Trincomalee, 1974.
Represented Sri Lanka at the second World Islamic Tamil Literature Conference, Madras.