Prof. Ganganath Dissanayake, Old Rajan is appointed SL Ambassador in Japan, under the new administration. His father, the handsome thespian Wimalanath Dissanayake too was a prominant Old Rajan of the early Fifities. They were both Hostellers.
Ganganath was earlier Proffessor of Sinhala at the Sri Jayawardanepura University and also held the position of Chairman of the Rupavahini Corporation.
He ran a delightful feature article series in the Lankadeepa titled "Peni Walalu", mostly based on his experiences at the Dharmaraja Hostel. These articles were later published as a book.