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 V. N. Navaratnam 

In office
1956 – 1983
Preceded by V. Kumarasamy, ACTC

Born June 5, 1929(1929-06-05)
Chavakacheri, British Ceylon
Died January 29, 1991 (aged 61)
Toronto, Canada
Political party Tamil United Liberation Front
Alma mater Drieberg Collge
Jaffna Central College
Ceylon Law College
Profession Lawyer

V. N. Navaratnam (5 June 1929 - 29 January 1991) was a Sri Lankan Tamil politician and Member of Parliament.

Navaratnam represented the Chavakacheri constituency in the Sri Lankan Parliament between April 1956 and July 1983, firstly for the Federal Party and then the Tamil United Liberation Front (TULF).

He resigned from Parliament on 21 July 1983 and left Sri Lanka after the Black July anti-Tamil riots. He lived in the United Kingdom for a while before moving to Canada. He practiced law in all three countries.


  • "V.N. Navaratnam Dies in Toronto". Tamil Times X (3): 26. 15 February 1991. ISSN 0266-4488.  


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