About The State
On November 1, 1954, the French possessions in India were de facto transferred to the Indian Union and Puducherry became a Union Territory. 280 years of French rule had come to an end. But only in 1963 Puducherry became officially an integral part of India after the French Parliament in Paris ratified the Treaty with India
Hon'ble Chief Minister :- Shri. V. Narayanasamy
Shri. V. Narayanasamy (born 30 May 1947) is an Indian National Congress politician who has served as Chief Minister of the south Indian Union Territory of Puducherry since June 2016. He previously served as Member of Parliament, representing Puducherry in the Lok Sabha. He served as a Minister of State in the Prime Minister's Office in the Manmohan Singh government. 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.