Anula de Silva, veteran writer, translator and journalist, passed away today (12) at the age of 82.
Born on 27 January 1941, in Ambalangoda, Anula completed her postgraduate diploma in journalism in creative writing at the University of Sri Jayewardenepura.
She published her first novel ‘Unmanthakayo’ in 1964.
Anula also contributed to youth development at the National Youth Services Council.
She wrote more than 125 books including novels, translations and children’s books.
Remains will lie at Jayaratne Florists with the funeral due to take place at Borella Cemetery on 14 August.