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Justice of Peace appointed

Senior media person Upali Bandara Weerasekera has been appointed as an All-Island Justice of Peace, by the Ministry of Justice, with effect from November 1, 2017.

Weerasekera has contributed towards the betterment of the society for over 30 years as a journalist, lyricist, script writer, actor, and an author.

Novels written by him are popular among young readers.

He has served various newspaper institutions, as well as radio stations in the capacity of a senior manager.

Being a dedicated social worker, Weerasekera is always keen on using his pen to make aware the authorities of the grievances of not-well-to-do people in society.

He is an old boy of kurunegala Boyagane Maha Vidyalaya, Malkaduwawa Maha Vidyalaya, and Maliyadewa Piriwena. Upali Bandara Weerasekera resides at 7/1B, Bodhiya Road, Udahamulla, Nugegoda.