Buddhist Ladies' College

Buddhist Ladies' College (BLC) is a private girls' school in Colombo, Sri Lanka. The school was founded by Mohandas De Mel on May 20, 1954. It is one of the leading government approved schools in Colombo.[1] The first principal of this school was Miss Clara Motwani.

Buddhist Ladies' College
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MottoThe Utmost for the Highest
Established20 May 1954; 65 years ago (1954-05-20)
FounderMohandas De Mel
PrincipalEnid Gunewardena
GradesLower nursery to grade 13
Age3 to 18

Notable alumniEdit

Buddhist Ladies’ College is a popular school situated in town hall ,kuruduwaththa,Colombo .At the beginning,the school was private and later on it was own to the government and at the present (2018) its a private Buddhist girls school . Vishaka college Colombo and Buddhist ladies college Colombo was a one school and later it was separated for an unknown reason. The Buddhist girls maintain their class and Achieve their goals

BLC was the first school that used to jumped through a fire ring at the gymnastics display.

BLC choir had achieved All Island 1st Place in choir competitions 2017 (open category) and were successfully gone through semifinals of Ananda College Vocalize generation 5 competitions in 2019.

Name Notability Reference
Shayama Ananda actress
Chulpadmendra Kumarapathirana model, actress
Somalatha Subasinghe children's playwright, founder of the Children’s and Youth Theatre Organisation
Deepani Silva film-, stage- and teledrama actress [2]


  1. ^ Buddhist Ladies’ College commemorates 56th Founder’s Day
  2. ^ "Life Online - Deepani Silva: The actress". life.dailymirror.lk. Retrieved 29 May 2018.
  3. ^ "Figure 5. Genetic silencing of subsets of HCRT neurons selectively increases sleep in Pachón cavefish". doi:10.7554/elife.32637.020. Cite journal requires |journal= (help)