|10th Chief Minister of Puducherry|
Assumed office |
6 June 2016
|Lieutenant Governor||Kiran Bedi|
|Preceded by||N. Rangaswamy|
|Minister of State for Prime Minister's Office|
|Prime Minister||Manmohan Singh|
|Succeeded by||Jitendra Singh|
|Member of Parliament|
|Preceded by||M. Ramadass|
|Succeeded by||R. Radhakrishnan|
30 May 1947
Pondicherry, French India (now Puducherry, India)
|Political party||Indian National Congress|
In the 2014 general elections, he was defeated by the NDA candidate R. Radhakrishnan, who was backed by the ruling All India N.R. Congress. He is a member of the Congress Working Committee as well as All India Congress Committee's General Secretary.
V. Narayanasamy was born in Pondicherry, the son of Velu, a toddy tapper, and Iswary. He did his B.A. from Tagore Art College, Pondicherry, B.L. from Madras Law College, Chennai and M.L. from Annamalai University.
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V. Narayanasamy served three tenures as Rajya Sabha MP and was member of Lok Sabha from Puducherry constituency from 2009 to 2014. He was minister of state in Prime Minister's office in Manmohan Singh's second government as well as minister of state, Parliamentary Affairs in the first UPA government.
As Chief Minister
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