Puducherry Assembly Elections

Puducherry Speaker List

The Puducherry Legislative Assembly got its first speaker on July 22 1963. A S Gangeyan took oath as the first Speaker of the Union Territory. Puducherry has been under President’s rule in 1978 and 1991. On June 3 2019, V P Sivakolundhu was sworn in as the Speaker of the Puducherry Legislative Assembly.

Sl.No Speaker From To
1 V.P. Sivakolundhu 3 Jun. 2019[10] Till date
2 V. Vaithilingam 10 Jun 2016[8] 21 Mar. 2019[9]
3 V. Sabapathy 29 Jun 2011[6] May 1, 2016
4 R. Radhakrishna 1 Jun. 2006[5] May 2011
5 M.D.R. Ramachandran 11 June 2001 26 May 2006
6 A.V. Subramanian May 24, 2000 May 31, 2001
7 V.M.C. Sivakumar 10 July 1996 March 18, 2000
8 P. Kannan 26 July 1991 May 13, 1996
9 G. Palaniraja 22 March 1990 March 3, 1991
10 M. Chandirakasu 29 March 1989 5 March 1990
11 Kamichetty S.V.. Rao Naidu 16 March 1985 January 19, 1989
12 M. O. H. Farook 16 January 1980 June 24, 1983
13 K. Kanthi 2 July 1977 November 12, 1978
14 S. Pakkiam 26 March 1974 March 28, 1974
15 M.L. Selvaradjou 29 March 1972 January 3, 1974
16 S. Perumal 22 March 1969 December 2, 1971
17 S. Manicka Vasagam 25 March 1968 September 17, 1968
18 P. Shanmugam 30 March 1967 March 9, 1968
19 M. O. H. Farook 19 September 1964 March 19, 1967
20 A.S. Gangeyan 22 July 1963 September 18, 1964
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