India’s first and ONLY Women Chief Election Commissioner Ramadevi passed away

Ms. V.S. Ramadevi (79), former Governor of Karnataka and former Chief Election Commissioner of India, passed away.

Ms. V.S. Ramadevi

  • First woman to became Chief Election Commissioner of India.
  • Chief Election Commissioner from November 26, 1990 to December 11, 1990.
  • She was succeeded by T. N. Seshan.
  • Till date, she is the only woman to hold the post of Chief Election Commissioner of India.
  • Governor of Himachal Pradesh July 1997 to December 1999
  • Governor of Karnataka from December 1999 to August 2002

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