O. V. Alagesan

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O. V. Alagesan
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Member of parliament, Lok Sabha for Arakkonam
In office
Prime MinisterIndira Gandhi,
Morarji Desai,
Charan Singh
Member of parliament, Lok Sabha for Tiruttani
In office
Prime MinisterIndira Gandhi
India's Ambassador to Ethiopia
In office
Prime MinisterIndira Gandhi
Member of parliament, Lok Sabha for Chengalpattu
In office
Prime MinisterJawaharlal Nehru
In office
Prime MinisterJawaharlal Nehru,
Lal Bahadur Shastri,
Indira Gandhi
Personal details
Born(1911-09-06)6 September 1911
Died3 January 1992(1992-01-03) (aged 80)
Political partyIndian National Congress

Ozhalur Viswanatha Mudaliar Alagesan (Tamil: ஒழலூர் விஸ்வநாத முதலியார் அழககேசன்) (6 September 1911 – 3 January 1992) was an Indian politician and freedom fighter from the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. He served as a Member of parliament, Lok Sabha from 1951 to 1957, 1962 to 1967 and from 1971 to 1979.


Alagesan was a member of the Constituent Assembly from 1946 to 1951. In 1951, he was elected Member of Parliament from Chingleput.[1] He lost the elections in 1957 but was re-elected in 1962. He also served as a Member of Parliament from Tiruthani from 1971 to 1975 and Arakkonam from 1977 to 1979.

Alagesan served as India's Ambassador to Ethiopia from 1968 to 1971.


Alagesan died on 3 January 1992 at the age of 81.


  1. ^ "Key highlights of the general elections 1951 to the First LokSabha" (PDF). Election Commission of India. Retrieved 24 December 2008.[permanent dead link]


  • "Obituary References". LokSabha Debates 26 February 1992. Parliament of India. Retrieved 24 December 2008.