Mallika Wanigasundera dies
The death occurred yesterday of veteran journalist Mallika
Wanigasundera, a former features editor of the Daily News.
Wanigasundera who joined Lake House in 1956 served on the Daily News,
the Sunday and the Evening Observer and became Features Editor in 1981.
She wrote in-depth feature articles and news articles on politics,
economics, development and film and drama reviews.
She was among the handful of women journalists who rose to top
positions in local journalism at that time.
Even after retirement from Lake House, she contributed to Lake House
publications and other English newspapers.