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Ranjith Gurugamage replied to Chandra Godakanda Arachchi's discussion Mahinda Richmond - Big Match Defeat - The Future
"Fully agree with Chandra,also too much interference from all quarters on the Coach and administration the game should be played as a Team game Not an individual performance.RG"
Chandra Godakanda Arachchi replied to Chandra Godakanda Arachchi's discussion Mahinda Richmond - Big Match Defeat - The Future
"Thanks Punya   Please accept my sympathies on the demise of your cousin. May he attain nibbana! Hope all's well with you and your family. Regards Chandra"
Punya Arambewela replied to Chandra Godakanda Arachchi's discussion Mahinda Richmond - Big Match Defeat - The Future
"Thanks Chandra, A good, insightful sharing of your experience and advise too...!! Hope our cricketing fraternity would make note of these comments and put to good use in redressing the winning formula once again. RGDS Punya  Arambewela"
AJITH HIRIMUTHUGODA commented on Premalal Rajapakshe's photo


"I agree, Sisi, yet this is a great photograph which takes us down the memory lane. Bodhi is now working as a Bank manager if I am correct."
Mahinda De Alwis commented on Mahinda De Alwis's group 1982 Group
"Our dearest Old boy Bandula Arambewela, Brother of Lalith (Canada) and Vishvanath cousine of Punya passed away this morning due to ill health. His remain are at his residence in Hapugala Batuwanthudawa road. Funeral will be on Saturday 19th April at…"
Chandra Godakanda Arachchi posted a discussion

Mahinda Richmond - Big Match Defeat - The Future

Now that dust has settled post-controversial player handling, storm, defeat of the big match and a few Mahindians making the historical trip to Richmond Hill with the silverware, it’s time to take a stock of what’s gone wrong in our own camp in…See More
Asoka Padmala Gardiye Punchihewa commented on Asoka Padmala Gardiye Punchihewa's photo

Cadets 1968

"Ranjith, I was probably two years junior to your second brother. Now I am living in Canberra. I am not aware of Guruge becoming a priest. Beast wishes for the Sinhala New Year. Correction on the Cadets photograph it was 1969 not 1968. "
Gajaba Pitigala updated their profile
Profile IconMahesh Thilak De Silva and Gajaba Pitigala joined The Mahindians
Chandra Godakanda Arachchi commented on Asoka Padmala Gardiye Punchihewa's photo

Cadets 1968

"Ranjith, I didn't  know about Waduge's demise. Sorry to hear. Teacher in whites is Mr Perera, taught us Maths (Year 7). If I am not mistaken he was the master in charge of college hostel at the time. He used to live in Gamapaha after…"
Kushantha De Silva posted a video

Richmond -Mahinda 109 Big Match - White uniformed policemen in Red berets

Final show of Richmond Cricketers at 109th Richmond- Mahinda big match.
Ranjith Gurugamage commented on Asoka Padmala Gardiye Punchihewa's photo

Cadets 1968

"Puncha,I was your Eldest Brother's class mate- where are you now? and do you know that Sunil Guruge is a Priest now -RG"


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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

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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Mahinda Richmond - Big Match Defeat - The Future 3 Replies

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Master plan for Mahinda College

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

A Master Plan for Mahinda College 7 Replies

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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.

Nalaka.Wedamulla - old Mahindian - tele-drama-director-dies-in-accident

Started by Lahiru Jayasinghe Arambewela in Obituaries Oct 2, 2012.

Mahinda Club CSR Project 3 Replies

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