Thursday, March 02, 2006


Kasila Marikkar + Mohideen Patumuttu Natchiya
C.A.S.Marikkar (Sinhala Marikar) 1911-1970

Born:05-Jul-1911 at Hewaheta.

Primary education under Rev. Heenatiyana Seelarathna Thera, Kadugannawa, Sri Abhayaraja Pirivena.

Higher education at Dharmarajah College, Kandy, Law College, Colombo.

Joined National Congress contested and lost Galaha seat in 1947.
Joined SLFP and won Kadugannawa seat in 1952.
Won Kadugannawa under MEP in 1956.
Minister of Posts, Broadcasting, & Information. Pioneer member of SLFP.
Popularly known as “Sinhala” Marikar.


At 5/31/2011 12:41:00 AM , Anonymous Anonymous said...

what about his brother Mr. C.A.C Marikkar the business tycoon in Kandy. Owner of Mathelee Tours bus company.

At 4/25/2014 10:33:00 AM , Anonymous Anonymous said...

I have heard rumors of C.A.S Marikars oratory skills. They say his Sinhalese was articulate and had won the approval of Sri Lankan Buddhist monks where in respect he was called Sinhala Marikar. If there is anyone out there that can direct me to a source to prove this rumor a fact (like a recording) please do send a mail to
To the above comment i would like to add that the company is now obsolete.


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