G. Lakshmanan


Govindaswamy Lakshmanan (12 February 1924 - 10 January 2001) was an Indian politician belonging to the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam party. He was elected to the Lower house of the Indian Parliament the Lok Sabha in 1980 from Chennai North.[1] He had earlier represented Tamil Nadu in the Rajya Sabha, the upper house of the Indian Parliament from 1974 to 1980. He was the Deputy Speaker of the Lok Sabha from 1980 to 1984.[2][3][4][5]

G Lakshmanan
Deputy Speaker of the Lok Sabha
In office
1 December 1980-31 December 1984
Preceded byGodey Murahari
Succeeded byM. Thambidurai
Member of Parliament, Lok Sabha
In office
Preceded byA. V. P. Asaithambi
Succeeded byN. V. N. Somu
ConstituencyChennai North
Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha
In office
ConstituencyTamil Nadu
Personal details
Born(1924-04-12)12 April 1924
Arantangi, Pudukkottai, Madras Presidency
Died10 January 2001(2001-01-10) (aged 76)
Political partyDravida Munnetra Kazhagam
Other political
Indian National Congress
ChildrenLeninkumar, Lavakumar, Shashi Rekha
Source: [1]

He died on January 10, 2001.[6]


  1. ^ The Times of India Directory and Year Book Including Who's who. Bennett, Coleman & Company. 1979. p. 789. Retrieved 28 March 2021.
  2. ^ "LOK SABHA". legislativebodiesinindia.nic.in. Archived from the original on 21 May 2014. Retrieved 19 July 2014.
  3. ^ "7th Lok Sabha Members Bioprofile G.Lakshmanan". Lok Sabha. Retrieved 19 July 2014.
  4. ^ "Deputy speaker: stick and carrot". Sachidananda Murthy. The Week. 27 July 2019. Retrieved 28 March 2021.
  5. ^ "RAJYA SABHA MEMBERS BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES 1952-2019" (PDF). Rajya Sabha. Retrieved 28 March 2021.
  6. ^ "G. Lakshmanan passes away". The Hindu. 11 January 2001. Retrieved 1 April 2019.[dead link]

External linksEdit

  • Official biographical sketch in Parliament of India website