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A website for all you fellow Mahindians, old & present pupils of Mahinda College Galle to share your news, views, ideas, Etc.

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Konara Wanigasekara posted a blog post

Uncle Nephew Party - UNP (draft)

Uncle  Nephew Party - UNP (draft)JR is the Uncle and Ranil is the nephew; literally and metaphorically.I don’t know where to start. Costs. Polgolla dam and the appurtenant works were Rs 10 millions and Ukuwela PH was of the same order. The tunnel…See More
Jan 29
Konara Wanigasekara posted a blog post

Lionizing Prabhakaran(draft)

Lionizing Prabhakaran(draft)The heading is from todays ‘The Island’ and I beg to differ. In a democracy, I agree but not otherwise. Vijeyakala Maheshweran is a stupid idiot, to put it in very simple terms, to say such a thing of the man who killed…See More
Jan 7
Harendra De Silva updated their profile
Jan 3
Konara Wanigasekara commented on Konara Wanigasekara's blog post The diplomatic row between India and USA
"Mr Woodward(W) & Dr ANS Kulasinghe (draft) Mr Woodward(W) was the Principal of Mahinda College, Galle during its most difficult stage of existence. Mahinda was about to crumble leaving the ideals of its founders in thin air and it was during…"
Dec 2, 2016
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"Ajith Welihinda and Aruna Wijewardena"
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"Two Best friends and classmates met each other at the sites of the world recognise icons at SF USA"
Dec 2, 2016
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Dec 2, 2016
Channa Dewamitta commented on Damith Jayasekera's blog post ලෝකයේ මුල්වරට හෘද කැතීටර සොයාගත් ලාංකිකයා
"Reffer Bandula wijey's profile on this site."
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About us

Who we are
We are the past and present students, alumni, and faculty of Mahinda college Galle Sri Lanka, which was founded by col. Henry Steel Olcott in the year of 1892 at Pedler street fort Galle.

What this site is
This site serves as a social hub where every alumni member can interact with one another. It is also a source of various information including news, views, Ideas, memories and stories of by gone era.
The creation, management and support of this website and its links are completely voluntary, and members' participation in this group is based on respect and friendship beyond comradely.

Comment Policy
We encourage comments and look forward to hearing from you. Please note that The Mahindians may, in our sole discretion, remove comments if they are off topic, inappropriate, or otherwise violate our standards of ethics.

Terms of Use
Use of this social network requires civility and the user agrees to use extreme caution against inappropriate language. All defamatory, discriminatory and profane remarks are discouraged and will not be tolerated.

Privacy Statement
Your privacy is protected on this site. You control your personal information and you can end your membership at any time. We will never disclose your information to any third party unless you expressly authorize us to do so.

The Mahindians is copyright © 2007 by the individual contributors.

We claim no ownership to any copyrighted material. All photos, videos and music are the property of the rightful owners. All graphic and music file including trademarks and brands illustratively used in this site are for personal purposes only.

Notice Board

 මේ මහීන්ද ශාස්ත්‍ර ශාලා කීර්තියේනි වැඦඹෙවා
Dear Fellow Mahindians, This website was created for the benefit of the past and present students of the Mahinda College Galle, our Alma Mater. As such we kindly request all of you Mahindians out there all over the world to contribute in any way you can (non financial). You may use the forums to initiate dialogs and invite your friends to put forward discussion points and upload and preserve those photos you may have that has immense value for us as Mahindians. Also you are welcome to open discussions that may be of benefit to the members in general. Use them to express your ideas and views. Just browse through this site and see what you can do as a Mahindian to help or make life of a fellow Mahindian a better one. Share your knowledge and experiences, more over interact and collaborate with one another.

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This site works in singhala unicode. If you have not converted your windows computer to singhala unicode yet, then please visit this URL and select the OS windows XP or Vista as appropriate and download the windows upgrade and install it. This will enable your computer to work both in English and Singhala.

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We are collecting data for a "Roll of Honour" Page. please give any Old Mahindian War heroes who paid the supreme sacrifice here.

Dear Teachers Past & Present,

Please join the "Teachers" group and contribute with your memories of the incidents that took place during your tenure at school. Your colleagues as well as us students would love to hear such stories of the past.

Dear Members,
If you have any vacancy that you think you can offer to a mahindian please send me a mail with the details of how to apply, I will post it on the "Job Opportunities" section.

Also there is a Vacancies section right at the bottom for the benefit of those who seek employment.

Any of you members having any problem with the functionality of the site or how to use it please feel free to contact me (Channa Dewamitta) by clicking on my name here.

Now we have the Official Gov Holidays under "Features" and All local news papers under "Eng Papers" and "Sing Papers" Tabs for your convenience

Those of you who wish to access "The Mahindians" on your mobile phone can use the native browser of the mobile device. The content of this social network is mobile enabled now.


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Mahaweli, Mahaweli Mahaawelie....

Started by Konara Wanigasekara in About the site Dec 4, 2016.

Obituary -Mrs K.Alahakoon 1 Reply

Started by Sidath Chameera Abeysiriwardana in About the site. Last reply by Sidath Chameera Abeysiriwardana Aug 15, 2016.

Proff Jayadeva Thilakasiri

Started by Sidath Chameera Abeysiriwardana in About the site Aug 5, 2016.

Why not get into this site!

Started by Chandra Godakanda Arachchi in About the site Dec 19, 2015.

The late Mr F G Pearce 2 Replies

Started by Gamage Darshana Kamal Weerasena in About the site. Last reply by Sisira K. Gamage Dec 1, 2014.

MALWENNA“in the Mahinda College music band. 2 Replies

Started by Jagath De Silva in Down Memory Lane. Last reply by Jagath De Silva Sep 29, 2014.

A Master Plan for Mahinda College 12 Replies

Started by Lalith Thilinapriya Kiringoda in About the college. Last reply by Indika T. Semage Jul 28, 2014.

Taken from Silumina May 10 2014. 1 Reply

Started by Athula Attygalle in About the site. Last reply by Channa Dewamitta May 13, 2014.

Master plan for Mahinda College

Started by Lalith Samankumara Kariyawasam in About the site Jul 12, 2013.

Re: Advance level results of Mahinda College‏ 14 Replies

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