Senior Counsellor in Psychology and Veteran TV News Anchor Ms. Rathna Pushpakumari has passed away after a prolonged illness.
She was 61 years of age.
Starting as a radio presenter, she was a beloved TV news anchor in the 90s.
A member of the Institute of Sinhala Culture (Sudarshi), Ms. Pushpakumari was also a senior counsellor in Psychology.
Her remains will lie at the Sudarshi hall from today (29) before being taken to a private funeral parlour on Tuesday (30).
Final rites will be held at the Borella cemetery at 5.00pm on May 31.