V P Sivakolundhu Elected As Puducherry Assembly Speaker

The Speaker's chair fell vacant after Congress's V Vaithilingam stepped down on March 21 to contest the Lok Sabha election from the lone Union Territory seat.

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V P Sivakolundhu Elected As Puducherry Assembly Speaker

Deputy Speaker V P Sivakolundhu was the sole contender for Puducherry Assembly post


Puducherry: 

Deputy Speaker V P Sivakolundhu was today elected as the new Speaker of the Puducherry Assembly.

The 68-year-old Congress leader was the sole contender for the post.

The Speaker's chair fell vacant after Congress's V Vaithilingam stepped down on March 21 to contest the Lok Sabha election from the lone Union Territory seat, which he won with a margin of 1,96,802 votes against his nearest rival K Narayanasamy of All India NR Congress. 



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