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A.V. Subramanian is new Puducherry Pradesh Congress Committee chief

A. V. Subramanian, the new PCC chief   | Photo Credit: Special Correspondent

Former Speaker A. V Subramanian has been appointed as the new president of the Puducherry Pradesh Congress Committee.

“The Congress president has appointed A. V Subramanian as the president of Puducherry Pradesh Congress Committee with immediate effect. The party appreciates the contribution of outgoing PCC president A. Namassivayam,” said a release issued by AICC general secretary K. C Venugopal on Wednesday.

Mr. Subramanian, who belongs to the fishermen community from Karaikal region, was the Speaker from 2000-2001.He was also the Education Minister for six months in 2001.He represented Karaikal South during 1991-1996 and 1996-2001.

He also served as the president of PCC for almost six years from 2010 onwards.

Mr. Namassiavayam, who is also the second-in-command in the Ministry holding crucial portfolios of Public Works Department and Local Administration, was appointed a few months before the last Assembly elections in 2016.

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