Journalist E.C.T. Candappa dies

Former Lake House journalist E.C.T. Candappa passed away in Australia recently. He was the husband of the late Yvonne Candappa (nee Cooray), and the father of Orion, Chrismarie, Dishan and Nimmi.

Candappa, known among the journalistic fraternity as Manny, worked as a journalist in Colombo, London and Melbourne, the last after migrating in 1987.

He published seven books including a novel ‘The Palm of His Hand’ about the assassination of S.W.R.D Bandaranaike, when the latter was Prime Minister of Sri Lanka. 

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