Daman & Diu Politics




Daman and Diu politics is handled by the lieutenant governors who have powers, which are similar to that of the president of India. The lieutenant governor of Daman & Diu acts as the titular head of the union territory. But the actual power rests upon the central government of India. The lieutenant governors enjoy discretionary, executive and legislative powers. The administration of Daman and Diu has been taken over by the government of Goa.

The political affairs of Daman and Diu are all controlled by the central governing body of the country of India. There are 84 polling stations in Daman and Diu. The total percentage of people who are involved in polling is 70.16%. Number of electors are 79232. Number of contestants who participate in the elections are 3 in number.

The name of the contestants are as follows:
  • Gopal K. Tandel
  • Patel Dahyabhai Vallabh Bhai
  • Dhodi Dhiru Ranchihod

The political administrators of Daman and Diu are as follows:
  • Gopal Singh
  • Ramesh Chandra
  • K.S. Baidwan
  • Bhanu Prakash Singh
  • Khurshed Alam Khan
  • Ramesh Negi
  • S.P. Aggarwal
  • O.P. Kelkar
  • R.K. Verma
  • Arun Mathur




Last Updated on: 3rd April 2013