One of main pillar of Sri lankan Organic agriculture sector Mr. Ranjith de Silva passed away, while medication to his long illness. Ranjith was strong leader on different community led struggles. He has done many different works to develop organic sector in Sri Lanka. Ranjith was key to start IFOAM Asia in 90s. His contribution to the IFOAM Development has been many fold.
He is Father of two daughters, who living in Canada. He and his wife Swarna lived in Colombo some time after getting retired from his community contribution known as Galaha Gami Sewa Sewana (GSS).