Ceylon Planter’s Society celebrates 79th anniversary

Ceylon Planter’s Society celebrates 79th anniversary

by 06 November, 2015 0 ,

– By Lalin I de Silva Former Editor, Ceylon Planters’ Society, Bulletin The 79th Annual General Meeting of the Ceylon Planter’s Society will be held on September 26, 2015 at Water’s Edge beginning at 10.00 am. Plantation Industries Minister Navin Dissanayake and Watawala Plantations former chief executive officer, Dr. Dan Seevaratnam, will be guests of […]

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Ceylon Planters’ Society turns 76 this year

Ceylon Planters’ Society turns 76 this year

by 16 September, 2012 0

When the Ceylon Planters’ Society (CPS) was set up in 1936, its prime objective was to ensure the ‘Bos’em ‘nd Sack’ em’ creed so gleefully enforced on planters by resident, and absentee proprietors had to be stopped. There were about 1,200 planters at the Queen’s Hotel, Kandy that day, who raised their hands supporting the […]

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Ceylon Planters Society turns 72

Ceylon Planters Society turns 72

by 19 September, 2008 0 , ,

Taming incessant slopes of the Western Hills. By Steve A. Morrell The Ceylon Planters’ Society (CPS) turns 72 this year. By any yardstick an achievement of tenacious survival amidst the various vicissitudes faced by Planters. Some have scoffed at its traditional approach to advances in technology, but it can not be gainsaid that the contribution […]

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