V. Vaithilingam elected as Speaker of Puducherry Assembly

Posted on:13 Jun 2016 09:06:34
V. Vaithilingam elected as Speaker of Puducherry Assembly
13 June 2016 Current Affairs: Congress leader and former Chief Minister V. Vaithilingam was elected unopposed as the Speaker of the 14th Puducherry legislative Assembly. Besides, pro-tem Speaker VP Shivakozhuthu was declared elected unopposed as the Deputy Speaker.

 V. Vaithilingam had served Chief Minister of the Union Territory twice. For first time he was in office from 1991 to 1996 and for second time again from 2008-2011. He was the second youngest Chief Minister and the first Chief Minister of Puducherry to serve the full five-year term till date. 

Earlier in May 2016, Congress-DMK alliance had emerged victorious in 2016 general elections. The alliance had won 17 seats (Congress: 15; DMK:2) in the 30 member Territorial Assembly.

 

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