1st Parliament of Ceylon

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1st Parliament of Ceylon
2nd 4th
Overview
Term 14 October 1947 – 8 April 1952
Election 23, 25, 26, 27, 28, 30 August, 1, 4, 6, 8, 9, 10, 11, 13, 15, 16, 17,18, 20 September 1947
Senior parliamentarians
Speaker Alexander Francis Molamure
Albert Peries
Deputy Speaker and Chairman of Committees R. A. de Mel
H. W. Amarasuriya
Albert Peries
Hameed Hussain Sheikh Ismail
Deputy Chairman of Committees J.A. Martensz
Hameed Hussain Sheikh Ismail
T. Ramalingam
Prime Minister D. S. Senanayake
Dudley Senanayake
Leader of the Opposition N. M. Perera
Leader of the House S. W. R. D. Bandaranaike
John Kotelawala
Chief Government Whip Senerat Gunewardene
A. Ekanayake Gunasinha
Sessions
1st 14 October 1947 – 31 January 1948
2nd 10 February 1948 – 17 June 1949
3rd 12 July 1949 – 6 April 1950
4th 20 June 1950 – 24 April 1951
5th 20 June 1951 – 8 April 1952

The 1st Parliament of Ceylon was a meeting of the Parliament of Ceylon, with the membership determined by the results of the 1947 parliamentary election between 23 August and 20 September 1947. The parliament met for the first time on 14 October 1947 and was dissolved on 8 April 1952.

Election

Results

Members

References

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