V. Sugnana Kumari Deo

V. Sugnana Kumari Deo is an Indian politician from Odisha. She was first elected to state assembly in 1963 and has won a total of 10 times in her political career.[1] Deo belongs to the royal family of Khallikote and is the daughter-in-law of Raja Ramchandra Mardaja Deo.[2][3] She was the Pro-tem speaker of the 15th Odisha assembly.[4]

V. Sugnana Kumari Deo
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