Deputy Chairman of Committees

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The Deputy Chairman of Committees is a position in the Parliament of Sri Lanka.

Deputy Chairman of Committees of Sri Lanka
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Incumbent
Selvam Adaikalanathan

since 1 September 2015
Inaugural holderJames Aubrey Martensz
Formation14 October 1947

List of Deputy Chairman of Committees[edit]

Parties

  Sri Lanka Freedom Party   United National Party

Deputy Chairman of Committees of The Parliament of Ceylon (1947-1972)[edit]

Name Portrait Tenure Political party Parliament References
James Aubrey Martensz 14 October 1947 - 29 December 1948 1st [1]
Hameed Hussain Sheikh Ismail 11 January 1949 - 14 February 1951 Independent 1st [1]
T. Ramalingam 15 February 1951 - 8 April 1952 All Ceylon Tamil Congress 1st [1]
M. W. R. de Silva 9 June 1952 - 18 February 1956 United National Party 2nd [1]
R. S. Pelpola 19 April 1956 - 18 September 1958 Sri Lanka Freedom Party 3rd [1]
L. B. S. Jinasena 18 September 1958 - 5 December 1959 United National Party 3rd [1]
Hugh Fernando 30 March 1960 -23 April 1960 United National Party 4th [1]
A. M. A. Adikari 5 August 1960 - 17 October 1962 Sri Lanka Freedom Party 5th [1]
D. A. Rajapaksa 6 November 1962 - 10 February 1964 Sri Lanka Freedom Party 5th [1]
I. A. Cader 12 February 1964 - 17 December 1964 Sri Lanka Freedom Party 5th [1]
Thomas Quentin Fernando 5 April 1965 - 22 April 1967 United National Party 6th [1]
Razik Fareed 18 May 1967 - 28 September 1967 United National Party 6th [1]
M. Sivasithamparam 29 September 1967 - 8 March 1968 Illankai Tamil Arasu Kachchi 6th [1]
G. J. P. Perera 9 March 1968 - 25 March 1970 United National Party 6th [1]
Senapala Samarasekera 22 July 1970 - 22 May 1972 Sri Lanka Freedom Party 7th [1]

Deputy Chairman of Committees of The National State Assembly (1972-1978)[edit]

Name Portrait Tenure Political party Assembly References
Senapala Samarasekera 22 May 1972 - 10 July 1976 Sri Lanka Freedom Party 1st [1]
C. Arulampalam 23 July 1976 - 18 May 1977 Sri Lanka Freedom Party 1st [1]
C. R. Beligammana 4 August 1977 - 6 September 1977 United National Party 2nd [1]
Edmund Samarawickrama 7 September 1977 - 7 September 1978 United National Party 2nd [1]

Deputy Chairman of Committees of The Parliament of Sri Lanka (1978-Present)[edit]

Name Portrait Tenure Political party Parliament References
Edmund Samarawickrama 7 September 1978 - 20 December 1988 United National Party 1st [1]
Ariya B. Rekawa 9 March 1989 - 24 June 1994 United National Party 2nd [1]
Rauff Hakeem 25 August 1994 - 10 October 2000 Sri Lanka Muslim Congress 3rd [1]
Lalith Dissanayake 18 October 2000 - 10 October 2001 Sri Lanka Freedom Party 4th [1]
Siri Andrahennady 19 December 2001 - 7 February 2004 United National Party 5th [1]
M. Satchithanandan 18 May 2004 - 25 August 2006 United National Party 6th [1]
Piyasiri Wijenayake 5 September 2006 - 4 October 2006 Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna 6th [1]
Ramalingam Chandrasekar 5 October 2006 - 20 April 2010 Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna 6th [1]
Murugesu Chandrakumar 22 April 2010 - 26 June 2015 Eelam People's Democratic Party 7th [1]
Selvam Adaikalanathan 20 January 2015 - Present Tamil Eelam Liberation Organization 8th [1]

See also[edit]

Parliament of Sri Lanka
Cabinet of Sri Lanka


External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac "Deputy Chairman of Committees". Retrieved 11 April 2016.