(This article is to mark his second death anniversary on July 9)
In the early phase of studies of Sri Lankan heritage and culture, important observations were made by English civil servants such as H.Parker, H.Nevil, Hocart, Codrinton and Emerson Tenent. Though Hocart said "I had originally an intention of going over again the ground trodden by my predecessor", almost all the scholars in the field depended upon one another.
BY: DAILY NEWS- TIKIRI KOBBEKADUWA GOVERNOR - CENTRAL PROVINCE.
The death of Professor Anuradha Seneviratne will be felt not only in the Central Province but also throughout Sri Lanka due to his reputation and ability as a scholar unequal and above to any other in the recent past. His death will be remembered by many who appreciated the rural Sri Lankan image. His knowledge and ability to comprehend in five languages is unique for a scholar of his calibre and age. The awards he was bestowed during his lifetime over the years will never be compensated to a person of such knowledge and versatility.