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Ve Vaithilingam

Ve Vaithilingam

Biography

V. Vaithilingam is a politician who is the Speaker of Puducherry legislative assembly and former chief minister of Puducherry. He represents Kamaraj Nagar Constituency in the assembly. He held the position of chief minister from 1991 to 1996 and has been chief minister again from 2008-2011. Vaithilingam is credited with leading a stable and efficient government in Puducherry State through a complete five-year term during his prior period in office. He is a senior legislator serving eight consecutive terms. It is interesting to note that his paternal grandfather late Vaithilingam Reddiar was the Mayor of Nettappakkam commune during the French rule in Puducherry and his father V. Venkatasubha Reddiar was also a chief minister of Puducherry. From his very early age, he developed exceptional leadership skills, an example of which was his role as the Chairman of Land Development Bank of Puducherry State.

Personal Life

Full Name Ve Vaithilingam
Date of Birth 05 Oct 1950 (Age 70)
Place of Birth Puducherry
Party name Indian National Congress
Education Graduate
Profession Agricultural
Father's Name V. Venkatasubha Reddiar
Mother's Name NA
Spouse's Name Sasikala
Spouse's Profession Agricultural
No of Sons 1
No of Daughters 1

Contact

Permanent address 79 Kandappa Mudaliar Street, Puducherry
Present address 79 Kandappa Mudaliar Street, Puducherry
Email NA

Interesting Facts

His priorities as Chief Minister was to minimize budget deficit, increase private sector participation in public transport, improve health care system.
He became Chief Minister at the age of 41.
He developed exceptional leadership skills, an example of which was his role as the Chairman of Land Development Bank of Puducherry State.

Political Timeline

  • 2016
    He became the speaker from Kamaraj Nagar representing INC
  • 2011
    He continued as being the M.L.A from Kamaraj Nagar representing INC
  • 2006
    He continued as being the M.L.A from Nettapakkam representing INC
  • 2001
    He continued as being the M.L.A from Nettapakkam representing INC
  • 1996
    He continued as being the M.L.A from Nettapakkam representing INC
  • 1991
    He held the position of Chief Minister. He headed the Puducherry Government from 1991 to 1996 and the Congress Legislative party from 1991 to 2000.
  • 1990
    He continued as being the M.L.A from Nettapakkam representing INC
  • 1985
    He became the M.L.A from Nettapakkam representing INC after defeating P. Ramamurthy of DMK
  • 1980
    Ve Vaithilingam elected as MLA from Nettapakkam on INC ticket. He defeated R. Subaraya Gounder of JNP.
Net Worth7.97 CRORE
ASSETS8 CRORE
Liabilities3.6 LAKHS

Disclaimer: The information relating to the candidate is an archive based on the self-declared affidavit filed at the time of elections. The current status may be different. For the latest on the candidate kindly refer to the affidavit filed by the candidate with the Election Commission of India in the recent election.

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