M. A. Ayyangar
|Madabhushi Ananthasayanam Ayyangar|
|2nd Speaker of the Lok Sabha|
March 8, 1956 – April 16, 1962
|Prime Minister||Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru|
|Preceded by||Ganesh Vasudev Mavalankar|
|Succeeded by||Sardar Hukam Singh|
|Member of Parliament (Lok Sabha) for Tirupathi|
|Succeeded by||C. Dass|
|Born||February 4, 1891
|Died||March 19, 1978|
|Political party||Indian National Congress|
He was elected as member of Central Legislative Assembly in 1934. He was elected to the first Lok Sabha from Tirupathi and to the second Lok Sabha from Chittoor constituencies in 1952 and 1956 respectively.
He was elected in 1948 as Deputy Speaker of Lok Sabha with Ganesh Vasudev Mavalankar as the Speaker. Later in 1956 he was elected as Speaker of Lok Sabha. He worked as Governor of Bihar between 1962 and 1967.
A life size bronze statue of this celebrated statesman was erected at his hometown Tirupathi in 2007.
M. A. Ayyangar was born on 4 February 1891 in village Thirichanur of Chittoor district to Shri M.Venkatavaradhachariar. He was married to Shrimati Choodammal in 1919, he had 4 sons and 8 daughters.
- The Hindu : National : Ananthasayanam Ayyangar statue to be unveiled
- "Members bioprofile on Lok Sabha website". National Informatics Centre, New Delhi and Lok Sabha. Retrieved 24 April 2013.