N. Gopalaswami Ayyangar

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Diwan Bahadur Sir Narasimha Ayyangar Gopalaswami Ayyangar, CSI, CIE (1882–1953) was a leader of the Rajya Sabha and a minister in the Government of India.[1]

He joined the Madras civil service in 1905 and rose to collector. He served as prime minister of Kashmir from 1937 to 1943. By the British government, he was successively appointed a Diwan Bahadur, a Companion of the Order of the Indian Empire (CIE) in the 1935 Silver Jubilee and Birthday Honours list,[2] a Companion of the Order of the Star of India (CSI) in the 1937 Coronation Honours list[3] and knighted in the 1941 New Year Honours list.[4][5]

He was a minister without portfolio in the first Union Cabinet of India.[6]