Sunethra Ranasinghe

Sunethra Ranasinghe was a Sri Lankan politician and a former member of the Parliament of Sri Lanka. She was elected to the seat of Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia in a by-election in 1977,[1] replacing her father S. de Silva Jayasinghe who died whilst in office. She is a Member of the United National Party. She served as the Minister of Health.[2][3][4]

Sunethra Ranasinghe
Member of the Sri Lanka Parliament
for Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia
In office
Member of Parliament
for Colombo
In office
Personal details
NationalitySri Lanka
Political partyUnited National Party


  1. ^ "Results of the Parliamentary By Elections held between 1947 – 1988" (PDF). Department of Elections, Sri Lanka. Retrieved 7 July 2018.
  2. ^ "REMINISCENCES: – PART 1 Dr. Hector Weerasinghe – Former Director National Hospital of Sri Lanka". Daily News. 10 November 2017. Retrieved 7 July 2018.
  3. ^ "Sri Lanka Ministers". Worldwide Guide to Women in Leadership. Retrieved 7 July 2018.
  4. ^ "Lady Members". Parliament of Sri Lanka. Retrieved 7 July 2018.