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The Vice President of Mauritius is a political position in Mauritiusmarker, created in 1992 when the country became a republic. The Vice President is elected by the National Assembly of Mauritius for term of five years. He or she is second to the head of state and also is responsible for covering the President's work and duties in case of incapability. He is appointed by The President after being elected in the parliamentary vote.

The Vice President nevertheless cannot succeed to the President in case of dismissal, resignation or death of the Head of state in office but he can be nominated by the parliament to succeed to the President and eventually, his term will start for a full mandate of 5 years starting from when taking office. The Vice President has to resign and therefore can send his nomination for presidency following that The State House become vacant. Angidi Chettiar was nominated to succeed Cassam Uteem and eventually became President after the departure of his precedent. His stay at the State House was short lived of 1 week when he himself resigned as President 3 days after he was sworn in. He was succeeded by Karl Offmann.

Angidi Chettiar is the current Vice President of Mauritius.

History of the office holders follows:

Name Inaugurated Left Office
Rabindranath Ghurburrun 1992 1997
Angidi Chettiar 1997 2002
Raouf Bundhun 2002 2007
Angidi Chettiar 2007 In office



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