Andaman and Nicobar IslandsLok Sabha constituency is the only Lok Sabha (lower house of Indian parliament) in the Union Territory of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. Until the 1967 general election, the member of parliament (MP) representing this territory was unelected but directly appointed by the President of India. Its first MP was John Richardson who was nominated to represent this constituency in the 1st Lok Sabha in 1952.

The next two to be nominated were both from the Indian National Congress (INC): Lachman Singh in 1957 and Lall Niranjan in 1962. The constituency’s first elected MP was K. R. Ganesh of the INC in 1967. Ganesh was re-elected in the next election in 1971. Manoranjan Bhakta of the INC won the 1977 election and would go on to serve seven consecutive terms as MP from 1977 to 1999 before being defeated by Bishnu Pada Ray of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the 1999 election. Bhakta was re-elected in 2004 to serve an eighth term as MP. Ray won the 2009 election, was re-elected in the most recent election in 2014 and currently serves as this constituency’s MP.

Existence 1967–present
Reservation N/A
Current MP Bishnu Pada Ray
Party Bharatiya Janata Party
Elected Year 2014
State Union Territory
Total Electors 269,360[1]
Most Successful Party Indian National Congress (12 times)

 

Sr. No. Name of Administrator From To
1 Prof. Jagdish Mukhi (Lieutenant Governor) Aug 17, 2016 Present
2 A. K. Singh Jul 8, 2013 Aug 17, 2016
3 Bhopinder Singh Dec 29, 2006 Jun 30, 2013
4 Madan Mohan Lakhera Feb 12, 2006 Dec 29, 2006
5 Ramchandra “Ram” Kapse Jan 5, 2004 May 30, 2006
6 Nagendra Nath Jha May 26, 2001 Jan 4, 2004
7 Ishwari Prasad Gupta Dec 23, 1996 May 25, 2001
8 Vakkom Purushothaman Mar 19, 1993 Mar 18, 1996
9 Surjit Singh Barnala Dec 1990 Mar 18, 1993
10 Ranjit Singh Dayal Feb 25, 1990 Dec 1990
11 Romesh Bhandari Dec 1989 Feb 24, 1990
12 Tirath Singh Oberoi Dec 4, 1985 Dec 1989
13 Manohar L. Kampani Nov 12, 1982 Dec 3, 1985
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