Puducherry, Jun 3 : Assembly Deputy Speaker V P Sivakozhunthu was elected 'unopposed' as Speaker on Monday.
Mr Sivakozhunthu held the post of Deputy Speaker for three years.
Speaker's panel member Anantharaman who conducted the proceedings announced that Mr.Sivakozhuntu was elected as Speaker 'unopposed' as his only nomination was filed when the filing of nominations came to a close at 1200 hours on Sunday.
Following this, Chief Minister V Narayanasamy, his Cabinet Colleagues and DMK legislature party leader R Siva led Mr.Sivakozhnthu to his seat. (UNI)