Ruwan Ranatunga was born on 20th of October 1971 in Udugampola in the Western province to Mr. and Mrs. Ranatunga as the youngest of a family of six. He received a Buddhist education at Asokha College, Colombo and there was when religious values and rich Sri Lankan culture inculcated deep inside his heart. Later on, he signed up to Ananda College Colombo, for his secondary education. Ruwan Ranatunga was one of the top Anadianas in his batch with outstanding performance in both academic and extra-curricular activities. Upon the completion of his secondary education, he graduated from a foreign university in the field of Business Administration. After returning to the motherland, Ruwan Ranatunga ventured into a successful business and today he is the Head of the organization.Read More
Reggie Padmasena Ranatunga (22 April 1937 - 31 May 2008) was a Sri Lankan politician belonging to the Sri Lanka Freedom Party. He was the third Governor of Sabaragamuwa, serving between June 2005 and February 2008.
Reggie Padmasena Rantunga was born on 22 April 1937 and was educated at Nalanda College, Minuwangoda and Ananda Sastralaya, Kotte. Ranatunga's interest in politics resulted in his enrollment at the Moscow Faculty of Political Science in 1960. In 1962 he joined the Sri Lanka Freedom Party and was appointed the SLFP Organizer for Minuwangoda in 1986.
At the 1989 parliamentary elections he was first elected to parliament representing Gampaha and was subsequently re-elected in 1994, 2000 and 2001. He served as the Minister for Civil Aviation (August - October 2000) and Minister of Food and Marketing Development (October 2000 - 2001) in the Kumaratunga cabinet, and the Chief Government Whip between 1 November 2000 and 10 October 2001.
He is the father of six sons, including former international cricketers, Arjuna Ranatunga and Sanjeeva Ranatunga, along with Dammika Ranatunga, Nishantha Ranatunga, Prasanna Ranatunga, and Ruwan Ranatunga.
On 21 February 2008 he was appointed as the MP for Gampaha replacing Sripathi Sooriyarachchi, who was killed in a car accident on 9 February, however Ranatunga died on 31 May 2008.
With the prior intention of lighting up the worlds of the ones whose lives are sadly crippled by the manacle of poverty, Ruwan Ranatunga inaugurated the “Rana Ruwana Foundation” which is operated with the ultimate motto, “Beyond Boundaries”. Each year school supplies and stationaries are distributed to thousands of poor children in Minuwangoda district under Rana Ruwana Foundation.
The foundation also lent a helping hand to Minuwangoda Base Hospital by donating an ambulance which was a major requirement of the hospital to carry out its operations smoothly.
Lavishly spent his own wealth to invest in the lives of helpless children and senior citizens.