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The ultimate web presence of all Mahindians

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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Damith Jayasekera posted a blog post
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Sep 3
Sidath Chameera Abeysiriwardana's discussion was featured

Proff Jayadeva Thilakasiri

2016 ජූලි මස 31 වන ඉරිදා ල0කාදිප පුවත්පතෙහි පලවූ ලිපියකින් උපුටා ගත් චායාරුප කිහිපයකි මේ.මේ අන් කිසිවකු නොව පේරාදෙනිය විශ්වවිද්යලයේ ශාස්ත්‍ර පීටයෙහි පීඨාදිපති වරයෙක් වශයෙන් කටයුතු කල මහාචාර්ය ජයදේව තිලකසිරි විද්වතානන්ය. 90 වියෙහි පසු වන එ මහතා ජීවත්…See More
Aug 21
Lionel Jayasinghe is now a member of The Mahindians
Aug 18
Sidath Chameera Abeysiriwardana replied to Sidath Chameera Abeysiriwardana's discussion Obituary -Mrs K.Alahakoon
Aug 15
Sidath Chameera Abeysiriwardana posted a discussion

Obituary -Mrs K.Alahakoon

Our beloved former primary teacher  Mrs. K.Alahakoon has passed away.Funeral is on Tuesday 16th August 5 p.m at Dadalla.Her remains lying at her residence at Woodward MW See More
Aug 15
Sidath Chameera Abeysiriwardana posted a discussion

Proff Jayadeva Thilakasiri

2016 ජූලි මස 31 වන ඉරිදා ල0කාදිප පුවත්පතෙහි පලවූ ලිපියකින් උපුටා ගත් චායාරුප කිහිපයකි මේ.මේ අන් කිසිවකු නොව පේරාදෙනිය විශ්වවිද්යලයේ ශාස්ත්‍ර පීටයෙහි පීඨාදිපති වරයෙක් වශයෙන් කටයුතු කල මහාචාර්ය ජයදේව තිලකසිරි විද්වතානන්ය. 90 වියෙහි පසු වන එ මහතා ජීවත්…See More
Aug 5


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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.

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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.

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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.

For more details click here

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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Obituary -Mrs K.Alahakoon 1 Reply

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

Proff Jayadeva Thilakasiri

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

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

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

Blog Posts

The diplomatic row between India and USA

Posted by Konara Wanigasekara on December 19, 2013 at 10:00pm

Crocodiles in Kaleni river.

Posted by Konara Wanigasekara on December 26, 2014 at 1:05pm

Election results in North

Posted by Konara Wanigasekara on September 23, 2013 at 1:00pm

Three hearty cheers for Richmond.

Posted by Konara Wanigasekara on March 22, 2014 at 10:00pm

Father of the Nation

Posted by Konara Wanigasekara on September 20, 2013 at 9:00am

Mahinda internal roads carpetted

Posted by Konara Wanigasekara on March 13, 2013 at 5:05pm


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First-innings centurion Dimuth Karunaratne scored an unbeaten 39 to guide Sri Lanka A to a seven-wicket win over West Indies A

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