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Welcome to Kalinga Lanka Foundation

The Kalinga Lanka Foundation (hereinafter referred as KLF) is a socio-cultural organization founded by like-minded people from Odisha and Sri Lanka to celebrate the common heritage and strengthen the historical relationship between peoples of India with particular reference to Odisha (erstwhile Kalinga) and peoples of Sri Lanka through multi-dimensional initiatives in art & culture, education, skill development, science & technology, tourism, business and other areas.

KLF was launched at the High Commision of Sri Lanka ,New Delhi on 29th May 2014 by H.E. Mr Prasad Kariyawasam, the then High Commisioner of Sri Lanka in India and Ambassador Lalit Mansingh, Former Foreign Secretary of India, who is also the Founding President of the organization. The High Commissioner of Sri Lanka in India is the ex-officio Patron-in Chief of KLF. Among the dignitaries who spoke on the occasion were H.E. Mr Prasad Kariyawasam, Ambassador Lalit Mansingh, Shri Bhartruhari Mahtab, Member of Parliament (Lok Sabha), Shri K.P. Singhdeo, Former Union Minister, Shri Subas Pani, Former Chief Secretary of Odisha, Prof. G.K.Das, Former Vice-Chancellor of Utkal University, Shri Jatin Das, Renowned Painter and Smt Alpana Nayak,Odishi Guru & Dance Exponent.

Successive High Commissioners Prof. Sudharshan Seneviratne, Mr Esala Weerakoon and Mrs. Chitranganee Wagiswara have extended their kind support to the KLF. The premises of the Sri Lanka High Commission in New Delhi have become the cradle for the growth of the Foundation with continued involvement and cooperation from the senior diplomats and staff...Read more