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The Premier condoles over the demise of Amara Ranatunga

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By ITN News Editor October 17, 2018 18:55

The Premier condoles over the demise of Amara Ranatunga

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe says late Prof. Amara Ranatunga has rendered a yeoman service to the Sri Lankan music sector. The Premier made the comment issuing a condolence message on her demise.

Amara Ranatunga who happened to be the first Sri Lankan music professor initiated her career with ‘Lama Pitiya’ of the Sri Lanka Broadcasting Corporation as a child artiste. Prof. Amara Ranatunga has excelled in many music traditions including Indian Raghadhari music, Karnatic music and folk varieties in Sri Lanka. She was committed to impart her knowledge to many generations as a versatile music guru.
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe pointed out that the whole gamut of songs and musical creations done by late Prof. Amara Ranatunga are eternal and will be appreciated by many generations to come. The Premier also says demise of Prof. Amara Ranatunga has created a huge void in the Sri Lankan arts and culture.

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor October 17, 2018 18:55
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