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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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Ranjith Gurugamage posted a photo

Polgolla Dam in 1976

Polgolla Dam just after the day that it was opened by Mrs.Bandaranike (8th January 1976).Fiat 600 was my car ( brand New) and Peugeot 404 belongs to O.N.Wickramasinghe
Jan 8
Ranjith Gurugamage commented on Ranjith Gurugamage's photo

MCG Swiming Club-1964

"Mr.George  Silva ( Teacher in charge of Swimming Club) passed away on the 2nd of January 2015 and was buried at Ambalangoda on the 4th of January "
Jan 5
Ranjith Gurugamage posted photos
Jan 5
Ranjith Gurugamage left a comment for Chinthaka M Vithana
"wishing you a Happy Birthday-Ranjith Gurugamage "
Jan 5
Ranjith Gurugamage commented on Konara Wanigasekara's blog post Sinhaavelokeneya- revised
"I will post a photo of the Polgolla Dam taken on the 9th of January 1976 with my camera. WBU De Silva  Shammi) also a a resident engineer , I went with Ossie  Wickramasinghe to see the Dam."
Dec 31, 2014
Konara Wanigasekara posted a blog post

Sinhaavelokeneya- revised

141225 -  SinhaawelokanayaAt the face of a Presidential Elections issues that has to be looked intoI trust it is a wise thing to look into the performance of a party/candidate in a time like this before we finalize our decision to whom to vote.Of…See More
Dec 28, 2014
Konara Wanigasekara posted blog posts
Dec 26, 2014
Prasanna Pathirana posted a photo


Assistant Secretary and one of the former Vice Presidents of Mahinda College Old Boys Association Mr. Jayantha Sarath Dissanayake has passed away. Funeral will take place on 16th (Tuesday) Dec 2014 @ 4.30 pm at Kurunduwatta Crematorium. Res.…
Dec 15, 2014
Sisira K. Gamage replied to Gamage Darshana Kamal Weerasena's discussion The late Mr F G Pearce
"She should make an attempt to talk to Prof. Vinee Vitharana while in SL and he should be able to find some info. for her. Pearce has a long history in SL, at Mahinda as vice principal & principal, as a founding member of Rahula College, Matara…"
Dec 1, 2014
Gamage Darshana Kamal Weerasena replied to Gamage Darshana Kamal Weerasena's discussion The late Mr F G Pearce
"Could you all help her in her search , please ? "
Nov 23, 2014
Gamage Darshana Kamal Weerasena posted a discussion

The late Mr F G Pearce

Dear all I am submitting an e mail from the principal of Blue Mountain school."Dear Darshana Weerasena, Greetings from BMS! You had mailed me sometime back and I had forwarded your mail to Vikram Pearce. This is regarding my visit to Colombo to…See More
Nov 23, 2014
Prasanna Pathirana commented on Prasanna Pathirana's photo

Centenary celebration of scout troops of Mahinda College-22 Oct 2014

"My son Thimuth is also in the as a cub scout... "
Nov 20, 2014


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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.

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 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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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

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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

Started by Channa Dewamitta in About the college. Last reply by Kaan Ramachandra Mar 22, 2013.

Achievements of our students 1 Reply

Started by Channa Dewamitta in About the college. Last reply by Sisira K. Gamage Feb 8, 2013.


Started by Hemnath De Silva in Obituaries Jan 13, 2013.

Funeral Notice

Started by Anura Priyantha in Obituaries Nov 4, 2012.


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