Deshamanya (Sinhala: දේශමාන්‍ය, romanized: Dēshamāṉya; Tamil: தேசமான்ய, romanized: Tēcamāṉya; Pride of the Nation) is the second-highest national honour of Sri Lanka awarded by the Government of Sri Lanka as a civil honour. It is awarded for "highly meritorious service", and is conventionally used as a title or prefix to the recipient's name.[1]

Deshamanya
දේශමාන්‍ය
தேசமான்ய
Awarded by
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The Government of Sri Lanka
TypeTitle of honor/Order of merit
EligibilitySri Lankan citizens
CriteriaHighly notable service to the nation
StatusCurrently constituted
Statistics
First induction1986
Last induction2019
Precedence
Next (higher)Sri Lankabhimanya
Next (lower)Deshabandu

RecipientsEdit

1986
1987
1988
1989
1990
1991
1992
1993
1994
1996
1998
2005
2007
2008
2017
2019

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Gunawardena, Charles A. (2005). Encyclopedia Of Sri Lanka. Sterling Publishers Pvt. Ltd. p. 254. ISBN 9781932705485.
  2. ^ 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 ad ae af ag ah ai aj ak al am an ao ap aq ar as at au av aw ax ay az ba bb bc bd be bf bg bh bi bj bk bl bm bn bo bp bq br bs bt bu bv bw bx by bz ca cb cc cd ce cf cg ch ci cj ck cl cm cn co cp cq cr cs ct cu cv cw "National Awards". President of Sri Lanka Secretariat. Retrieved 9 July 2013.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k "National Honours – 2017". The Daily Mirror (Sri Lanka). The Daily Mirror (Sri Lanka). 21 March 2017. Retrieved 21 March 2017.
  4. ^ "President honours outstanding citizens at National Awards ceremony".

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