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|Chief Minister of Pondicherry|
22 March 2000 – 27 October 2001
|Preceded by||R. V. Janakiraman|
|Succeeded by||N. Rangaswamy|
|Member of Parliament (Lok Sabha) for Pondicherry|
|Prime Minister||Indira Gandhi,
|Preceded by||Aravinda Bala Pajanor|
|Succeeded by||M. O. H. Farook|
|Born||(1927-03-25)25 March 1927|
|Died||2 February 2013(2013-02-02) (aged 85)
|Political party||Indian National Congress|
P. Shanmugham (25 March 1927 – 2 February 2013) (Born to Panchanatha Mudaliyar - Gowri) was the Chief Minister of the Union Territory of Puducherry. He served from 22 March 2000 to 27 October 2001.
A staunch loyalist of the Nehru-Gandhi family, he was in politics since 1950. He was the Leader of the Opposition between 1969 and 1973 when the DMK formed the government. He represented Puducherry in the Lok Sabha for three consecutive terms from 1980 and was elected to Puducherry Assembly thrice. He held the post of Puducherry Pradesh Congress Committee for about 33 years. He played key role in the formation of many governments in the Union Territory.
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