Seelawansa Bowala (1949) is the second son of 3 children in Nandawathie Iddawela (6th of 13 Iddawelas) and Karunaratne Bowala family. He studied in … and then joined Sri Lanka Police as a constable. He married school teacher Malani Dissanayake (1955) and settled in Weligalla along Peradeniya-Gampola road.. They have 2 daughters Mihirani (1984) and Lakmini (1990).
Seelawansa Bowala retired as an ASP (assistant superintendent police) after a distinguished career. He was involved in many high profile investigation as head of anti terrorism unit in Kandy Police.