Edouard Goubert was the first chief minister of Puducherry served from 1st July 1963 to 24th August 1964. Let’s uncover the list of all chief ministers of Puducherry starting from 1963 to 2023.
N. Rangaswamy took the oath as the Chief Minister of Puducherry for the 17th Assembly (2021-26) on May 07, 2021. It is good to know the name of all chief ministers because questions for this section are asked in Puducherry Gk Questions and Answers. We are listing below all chief ministers of Puducherry starting from 1963 to 2023.
List of Chief Ministers of Puducherry (1963-2023)
Check below the list of all CM of Puducherry for the period 1963-2023:
|SL. No||Name of CM||Period||Party|
|1.||Edouard Goubert||1 July 1963 to 24 August 1964||Indian National Congress|
|2.||V. Venkatasubha Reddiar||11 September 1964 to 9 April 1967||Indian National Congress|
|3.||M. O. H. Farook||9 April 1967 to 6 March 1968||Indian National Congress|
|4.||V. Venkatasubha Reddiar||6 March 1968 to 18 September 1968||Indian National Congress|
|5.||M. O. H. Farook||17 March 1969 to 3 January 1974||Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam|
|6.||Subramanyan Ramaswamy||6 March 1974 to 28 March 1974||All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam|
|2 July 1977 to 12 November 1978|
|7.||M. D. R. Ramachandran||16 January 1980 to 24 June 1983||Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam|
|8.||M. O. H. Farook||16 March 1985 to 4 March 1990||Indian National Congress|
|9.||M. D. R. Ramachandran||8 March 1990 to 3 March 1991||Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam|
|10.||V. Vaithilingam||4 July 1991 to 13 May 1996||Indian National Congress|
|11.||R. V. Janakiraman||26 May 1996 to 21 March 2000||Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam|
|12.||P. Shanmugam||22 March 2000 to 15 May 2001||Indian National Congress|
|24 May 2001 to 26 October 2001|
|13.||N. Rangaswamy||27 October 2001 to 12 May 2006||Indian National Congress|
|13 May 2006 to 4 September 2008|
|14.||V. Vaithilingam||4 September 2008 to 16 May 2011||Indian National Congress|
|15.||N. Rangaswamy||16 May 2011 to 6 June 2016||All India N.R. Congress|
|16.||V. Narayanasamy||6 June 2016 to 22 February 2021||Indian National Congress|
|17.||N. Rangaswamy||07 May 2021 to Incumbent||All India N.R. Congress|
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GK Questions on Chief Ministers of Puducherry
Question 1: Who was the first chief minister of Puducherry?
Answer: Edouard Goubert
Question 2: Who is current chief minister of Puducherry?
Answer: N. Rangaswamy from All India N.R. Congress
Question 3: How many members are there in Puducherry Legislative Assembly?
Question 4: Who is the speaker of Puducherry Legislative Assembly?
Answer: Embalam R. Selvam, BJP
Question 5: Who is the Governor of Puducherry?
Answer: Tamilisai Soundararajan
Current Cabinet Ministers of Puducherry
|N. Rangaswamy||Chief Minister
Revenue & Excise.
Health & Family Welfare.
Confidential & Cabinet.
Hindu Religious Institutions.
Science, Technology & Environment.
Information & Publicity.
Town & Country Planning.
Any other Department not allotted to any other Minister.
|A. Namassivayam||Cabinet Minister
Industries & Commerce.
Sports & Youth Affairs.
|K. Lakshminarayanan||Cabinet Minister
Tourism & Civil Aviation.
Fisheries & Fishermen Welfare.
Stationery & Printing.
|C. Djeacoumar||Cabinet Minister
Animal Husbandry & Animal Welfare.
Forest & Wildlife.
Backward Class Welfare.
Women & Child Development.
|Chandira Priyanga||Cabinet Minister
Adi Dravidar Welfare.
Labour & Employment.
Art & Culture.
Economics & Statistics.
|A.K. Sai J Saravanan Kumar||Cabinet Minister
Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs.
Urban Basic Services.
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