The remains of Late Minister Arumugam Thondaman, brought to his residence at Ramboda

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The remains of Minister of Community Empowerment and Estate Infrastructure Development Arumugam Thondaman, brought his residence at Ramboda today. Today is his 56th birthday.

He was died on Wednesday due to what was described as a fall at his home. Late Minister Thondaman’s funeral with full state honours will be held at Nuwara Eliya on Sunday. He has been the MP for the district of Nuwara Eliya for 26 years.

He was the grandson of prominent unionist, former leader of CWC Saumyamoorthi Thondaman and came into politics in 1985 as private secretary to his grandfather. Following the demise of the elder Thondaman, he was elected as the Leader of CWC in 1999.

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