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The first death anniversary of RIT Alles, the founder principal of D S Senanayake College was held at the school under the patronage of His Excellency the President Mahinda Rajapaksa, today (28th November).

Secretary Defence and Urban Development Mr. Gotabaya Rajapaksa accompanied by the Chairperson of the Seva Vanitha Unit of the MOD&UD Mrs. Ioma Rajapaksa was also present at the event.

Arriving at the school the President unveiled a statue of the late educationist who rendered an immense service towards the educational upliftment the country firstly as the founder principal of the prestigious DS Senanayake College in Colombo and later as a State Secretary for the Ministry of Education from 1989 to 1993.

DS Senanayake College is one of the premiere public schools in the island. Established in February in 1967 the school now boasts of a student population of over 6000. It is a National School with classes from grade 1 to 13 in Sinhala, Tamil and English mediums.

Speaking at the event the president praised the services of late Mr. Alles in developing the school to what it is today. He said that the country has achieved much within a short period of time since the end of war.

Senior Minister Hon. AHM Fowzie, parliamentarians, Presidential Secretary Mr. Lalith Weeratunga, state officials and school staff were also present at the occasion.
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