Principals

Ultimate forces behind the scenes

Current Principal

Mr. Ranjith Jayasundara

Mr. Ranjith Jayasundara came to Nalanda as the next principal. In 2011, Nalanda College celebrated the 2600th anniversary of the enlightenment of Buddha with the participatatian of His Excellence the President of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka Nalanda Kirthi Sri Mahinda Rajapakse. Also Nalanda Dharmagrama Sansada and Nalanda College had made a Sthupa named Nalanda Saya in Anuradhapura Padaviya Mahasenpura Kalukgala area. It was the first Sthupa that was built by a school.

Source: http://www.nalanda.sch.lk/

Past Principals

Mr. L. H. Meththananda

(1925 – 1926)

Professor Gunapala Malalasekara

(1926 – 1927)

Mr. G. K. W. Perera

(1927 – 1928)

Mr. J. N. Jinendradasa

(1928 – 1946)

Mr. D. C. Lauris

(1947 – 1952)

Mr. M. de S. Jayarathne

(1953 – 1955)

Mr. M. W. Karunananda

(1956 – 1962)

(1956 – 1962)

Mr. K. M. W. Kuruppu

(1962 – 1963)

Mr. D. J. Edirisinghe

(1963 – 1964)

Mr. Gunapala Wikramarathne

(1964 – 1969)

Mr. Sugunadasa Athukorala

(1969 – 1982)

Mr. Dharma Gunasinghe

(1982 – 1990)

Mr. D. G. Sumanasekara

(1990 – 1994)

Mr. Edward Ranasinghe

(1994 – 1999)

Mr. H. U. Premathilaka

(1999 – 2010)