Mr. C.A. Odiris de Silva was the person who donated the Saram Siriwardana Walawuwa to the Rahula College.
He was born in 02nd August 1867. His father was Candauda Arachchige Gabriel, and his mother was Kornellia Agness de Silva Jayasinha. He learned in Dual Language School, Nupe and Maha Manthinda Pirivena, Matara. Then he joined to his father’s oil mill, for a salary of 3 cents a day.
He married with Ms. Nonahami Nanayakkara, Dangedara – Galle, and Mr. C.A. Edvin de Silva, Mr. C.A. Ariyathilaka , Mr. C.A. Dharmapala, Mr. C.A. Harishchandra, Mr. C.A. Dhanapala were their sons and they also had six daughters
He died on 23rd May 1928.
Rahula College Annual Prize Giving is scheduled to be held on 28th September 2018 at the School Premises from 02.30 p.m. onward.
All the prize winners and the parents are invited to witness this extraordinary event.