The funeral of Senior Politician K.M.P. Rajaratne will take place at Beddagane in Pitakotte today.
Mr. Rajaratne entered Parliament from the Uva representing the Welimada electorate. He served as a Junior Minister in the Government established in 1956. He played a pioneering role in respect of the Sinhala Language policy. He joined the UNP under Dudley Senanayake in 1965 and served as a Senator until the Republic Constitution was implemented. His remains are lying at his residence at Pitakotte. The funeral will take place at the Beddagana burial grounds.