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Clement Victor Gunaratne was Sri Lanka's Cabinet Minister of Industries Development. Minister Gunaratne and his wife along with 20 others [1] were killed by a suicide bomber of the LTTE terrorist organization on June 7, 2000.[2][3][4][5][6]

He was educated at the prestigious Royal College Colombo where was captain of the rugby team. He entered to politics as a member of the Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia Municipal Council in which he was Leader of the Opposition (Sri Lanka Freedom Party). He was chosen as a Central Committee Member of the SLFP in early 1970s. C.V. Gunaratne entered to the parliament at the parliamentary general election held in 1989. He was survived by two sons and a daughter.

See also

  • Assassinations attributed to the LTTE
  • Terrorist attacks carried out by the LTTE
  • Sri Lankan Civil War

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