Ashoka Wadigamangawa is confirmed dead at the age of 68.
Ashoka was best known as a Sri Lankan politician.

Ashoka Wadigamangawa
Member of the Sri Lanka Parliament
for Puttalam
In office
1989–1994
Personal details
Born
A. H. M. Ashoka Premlal Wadigamangawa

(1952-07-01)1 July 1952
Anamaduwa
Died5 July 2020(2020-07-05) (aged 68)
Wariyapola
NationalitySri Lankan
Political partySamagi Jana Balawegaya
Other political
affiliations
Sri Lanka Freedom Party
United People's Freedom Alliance
United National Party
Occupationpolitician
A. H. M. Ashoka Premlal Wadigamangawa also spelt as Asoka Wadigamangawa (Sinhala: අශෝක වඩිගමංගාව) (1 July 1952 – 5 July 2020) was a Sri Lankan politician and former parliamentarian. He represented the United National Party, Sri Lanka Freedom Party and United People's Freedom Alliance and during his political career.
Career
Ashoka first entered the Parliament of Sri Lanka in 1989 representing UNP from the Puttalam District. He also entered the parliament in 1994 from the Puttalam District.
He left the UNP party and joined the United People's Freedom Alliance party and was appointed as the North Western Provincial Council by the then President Mahinda Rajapaksa. He then switched his support to Sri Lanka Freedom Party in the 2015 presidential election. In January 2018, he was appointed as the party organiser in the Puttalam District by the then president Maithripala Sirisena. He also contested as one of the independent candidates during the 2019 presidential election and received approximately 2924 votes during the election.
Death
On 5 July 2020, Ashoka died in a road accident at Maragasgolla, Padeniya on the Kurunegala-Puttalam main road at the age of 68.
He was admitted in a hospital in Wariyapola after succumbing to critical injuries. He was travelling in his car which collided with a lorry in Padeniya junction. He was supposed to contest for the Samagi Jana Balawegaya in the upcoming 2020 parliamentary election from Puttalam District.
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