Governor of Central Province Surangani Ellawala has died aged 76.
She has succumbed to an illness this morning, while being treated at the General Hospital in Kandy.
Central Province Chief Minister Sarath Ekanayake said that her remains would be taken to the Central Provincial Council after 9 a.m. today.
Her body will be laid at the Central Provincial Council till 4.00 p.m. for public to pay their respects and later be taken to late Governor’s private house at Ratnapura.
She was the spouse of MP Nanda Ellawala and the mother of former MP Nalanda Ellawala.