Kailash Purryag

President of Mauritius

Rajkeswur Purryag, GCSK (born 12 December 1947), also known as Kailash Purryag, GCSK, GOSK is a Mauritian politician. He was President of Mauritius from 2012 to May 2015.[1][2]


Kailash Purryag

Kailash Purryag September 2014.jpg
5th President of Mauritius
In office
21 July 2012 – 29 May 2015
Prime Minister
Vice PresidentMonique Ohsan Bellepeau
Preceded byMonique Ohsan Bellepeau (Acting)
Succeeded byMonique Ohsan Bellepeau (Acting)
Speaker of the National Assembly
In office
12 July 2005 – 20 July 2012
Preceded byPrem Ramnah
Succeeded byRazack Peeroo
7th Deputy Prime Minister of Mauritius
In office
22 December 1997 – 17 September 2000
Prime MinisterNavin Ramgoolam
Preceded byPaul Berenger
Succeeded byPaul Berenger
Personal details
Born
Rajkeswur Purryag

(1947-12-12) 12 December 1947 (age 74)
Camp Fouquereaux, British Mauritius
Political partyLabour Party
(1973-present)
Spouse(s)Aneetah Purryag
(1973–present)
Children1
OccupationPolitician
(retired)
ProfessionLaw attorney

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 30 May 2015. Retrieved 29 May 2015.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. [1][permanent dead link]