Kamichetty Sri Parassourama Varaprassada Rao Naidu

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K. S. P. V. Rao Naidu
Kamichetty Sri Parassourama Varaprasada Rao Naidu

2 October 1921
Died19 January 1989(1989-01-19) (aged 67)
Spouse(s)Kamichetty Savithri

Kamichetty Sri Parassourama Varaprassada Rao Naidu (2 October 1921 – 19 January 1989) was a member of the legislative assembly (MLA) of Puducherry, India from 1964 until his death in 1989.

He was born in Yanam, the son of Former Maire de Yanaon, Kamichetty Venugopala Rao Naidou. He married Kamichetty Savithiry. He was an undisputed leader until his death in Yanam after his father. He was never defeated throughout his political career. He held the constituency as his pocket borough without facing any challenge in winning the seat consecutively in 1964 (INC), 1969 (IND), 1974 (IND), 1977 (JP), 1980 (IND) and in 1985 (INC).

As long as he was alive he contested without break from the first elections held in 1964 as per Representation of People Act for the territorial Assembly after de jure merger of Puducherry with Indian Union.

He contested most of the time as an Independent. Kamichetty was Speaker of the Assembly after his elections in 1985. He died in office on 19 January 1989.

Titles held[edit]

Preceded by
Membre de l'assemblée réprésentative de Yanaon
27 October 1946 – 13 June 1954
Succeeded by
(de facto transfer to Indian Union)
Preceded by
New appointment
MLA of Yanam (India)
27 November 1963–19 January 1989
Succeeded by
Raksha Harikrishna
Preceded by
New appointment
Deputy Speaker of Puducherry
27 November 1963–24 August 1964
Succeeded by
Vanmeri Nadeyi Purushothaman
Preceded by
Deputy Speaker of Puducherry
5 April 1972 –2 January 1974
Succeeded by
President's rule
(3 January 1974 to 6 March 1974)
Preceded by
Speaker of Puducherry
27 March 1985 –19 January 1989
Succeeded by
M. Chandirakasu

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