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Samudragiri Walawwe- Charmaine’s ancestral home

At Horagolla in 1942 With F R Dias, Grandmother Alex and Great Grand Dad Sir Solomon Dias Bandaranaike

Front row- Mother Rukie, Uncle Lankasa (tootie), Aunt May de Livera

Family Photo 2005 Standing from L/R Lankani, Lakshman, Son Lakshan, Leo, Sandesh, Kumar, Devika Seated; Rosanth, Shalimar (my twin), mother Rukie, Self, Ramya, Shanika

After dinner at Temple Trees with the former President of Sri Lanka Chandrika Bandaranaike, her mother Sirimavo Dias Bandaranaike, family and close relatives- 2000

The Cadillac used by former Prime Minister S W R D Bandaranaike which was later owned by us. We have fond memories of travelling in this to our school St Bridgets. This was initially used for the visit of Her Majesty the Queen and later when Jawaharlal Nehru visited Sri Lanka

Family members at Borella – March 2011

Rukie with her grandchildren


At Battramulla 2016


Recent photos 2020
With the Sisters- Devika, Shalimar, Charmaine and Lankani
Lakshman and Charmaine at Barnhouse Sri Lanka
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Charmaine and Lakshman at Kotte residence 2020
At Nuwara Eliya Dec 2021