List of Chief Ministers of Pondicherry State (1963-2023)

List of Chief Ministers of Pondicherry State (1963-2023): There have been 20 Chief Ministers in Pondicherry, India, since 1963. The first was Edouard Goubert; the present is N. Rangaswamy from the All India N.R. Congress Party. Below the table, we have listed the year-wise chief ministers to date and their party names.

Chief Ministers of Pondicherry State

List of Chief Ministers of Pondicherry State

Chief Minister From To Party Name
N. Rangaswamy 7-May-2021 Present All India N.R. Congress
President’s rule 23-Feb-2021 6-May-2021
V. Narayanasamy 6-Jun-2016 22-Feb-2021 INC
N. Rangaswamy 16-May-2011 6-Jun-2016 All India N.R. Congress
V. Vaithilingam 4-Sep-2008 16-May-2011 INC
N. Rangaswamy 13-May-2006 4-Sep-2008 INC
N. Rangaswamy 27-Oct-2001 12-May-2006 INC
P. Shanmugam 24-May-2001 26-Oct-2001 INC
P. Shanmugam 22-Mar-2000 15-May-2001 INC
R. V. Janakiraman 26-May-1996 21-Mar-2000 DMK
V. Vaithilingam 4-Jul-1991 13-May-1996 INC
President’s rule 3-Mar-1991 4-Jul-1991
M. D. R. Ramachandran 8-Mar-1990 3-Mar-1991 DMK
M. O. H. Farook 16-Mar-1985 4-Mar-1990 INC
President’s rule 24-Jun-1983 16-Mar-1985
M. D. R. Ramachandran 16-Jan-1980 24-Jun-1983 DMK
President’s rule 12-Nov-1978 16-Jan-1980
Subramanyan Ramaswamy 2-Jul-1977 12-Nov-1978 AIADMK
President’s rule 28-Mar-1974 2-Jul-1977
Subramanyan Ramaswamy 6-Mar-1974 28-Mar-1974 AIADMK
President’s rule 3-Jan-1974 6-Mar-1974
M. O. H. Farook 17-Mar-1969 3-Jan-1974 DMK
President’s rule 18-Sep-1968 17-Mar-1969
V. Venkatasubha Reddiar 6-Mar-1968 18-Sep-1968 INC
M. O. H. Farook 9-Apr-1967 6-Mar-1968 INC
V. Venkatasubha Reddiar 11-Sep-1964 9-Apr-1967 INC
Edouard Goubert 1-Jul-1963 24-Aug-1964 INC

List of Chief Ministers of Pondicherry State (1963-2023)