Mauritius Parliamentary Cabinet Minister 2019 List

Last Modified: November 9, 2019 at 6:16 am

Mauritius Parliamentary Cabinet Minister 2019 List

Mauritius Parliamentary Election Dates 2019

Mauritius Parliamentary Election Date: 7 Nov 2019 

Elections in Mauritius gives information on elections and election results in Mauritius. Since 1967, Mauritius has experienced 11 free and fair democratic general elections to choose a government.

The government is formed by the party or group which controls a majority on the unicameral legislature. The National Assembly has 70 members, 62 elected for a five-year term in 21 multi-member constituencies and 8 additional "best loser" members appointed by the Supreme Court.

The president and vice-president are then elected by the National Assembly for a five-year term by the parliament. On a regional level, the country has village & district council, and municipal elections every 6 years.

Mauritius has a multi-party system which is mainly dominated by three parties namely Militant Socialist Movement (MSM), the Labour Party and Mauritian Militant Movement (MMM).

Out of the 11 national elections, the MSM has won 5 (1983, 1987, 1991, 2000 and 2014), the Labour Party won 4 (1967, 1995, 2005 and 2010) and the MMM won 2 (1976 and 1982).

Mauritius Cabinet Minister List 2019

Mauritius Cabinet Minister List has yet not been declared.

  1. PM Pravind Kumar Jugnauth's Militant Socialist Movement wins 35 of the 62 seats while its rivals, the Labour Party and the Mauritian Militant Movement, got 15 and 10 seats respectively.
  2. Two seats on the island of Rodrigues were won by the Organisation of the People of Rodrigues (OPR) party.
  3. Some 723,660 voters, 76.84 percent of those eligible, turned out for the ballot.
  4. The turnout was 2% higher than the last election.



Votes Seats
Militant Socialist Movement   38
Labour Party   14
Mauritian Militant Movement   8
Rodrigues People's Organisation   2
Others parties   0
Blank and invalid votes  
Total   62
Registered voters/Turnout  


Mauritius Cabinet Minister List 2017

The new cabinet was sworn in on 23 January 2017 in front of President Ameenah Gurib on the recommendation of prime minister Pravind Jugnauth. The cabinet is composed of 19 ministers of the Militant Socialist Movement and four of the Muvman Liberater.


Portfolio Minister Political Party Term
Prime Minister Pravind Jugnauth MSM 2017-
Minister of Internal Affairs      
Minister of External Communications      
Minister of Finance and Economic Development      
Deputy Prime Minister Ivan Collendavelloo ML 2016-
Minister of Energy and Public Utilities      
Minister Mentor Aneerood Jugnauth MSM 2017-
Minister of Rodrigues      
Minister of Defence      
Vice Prime Minister Fazila Jeewa-Daureeawoo MSM 2017-
Minister of Local Government and Outer Islands      
Minister of Foreign Affairs, Regional Integration and International Trade Vishnu Lutchmeenaraidoo MSM 2015-
Minister of Technology, Communication and Innovation Yogida Sawmynaden MSM 2017-
Minister of Public Infrastructure and Land Transport Nando Bodha MSM 2014-
Minister of Education and Human Resources Leela Devi Dookhun MSM 2014-
Minister of Tertiary Education and Scientific Research      
Minister of Tourism Anil Gayan ML 2017-
Minister of Health and Quality of Life Anwar Husnoo ML 2017-
Minister of Arts and Culture Prithvirajsing Roopun MSM 2016-
Minister of Social Security, National Solidarity and Reform Institutions Etienne Sinatambou MSM 2016-
Minister of Environment, Sustainable Development, and Disaster and Beach Management    
Minister of Agro-Industry and Food Security Mahen Kumar Seeruttun MSM 2014-
Minister of Industry, Commerce and Consumer Protection Ashit Kumar Gungah MSM 2016-
Attorney General Maneesh Gobin MSM 2014-
Minister of Youth and Sports Stephan Toussaint MSM 2017-
Minister of Business, Enterprise and Cooperatives Soomilduth Bholah MSM 2014-
Minister of Social Integration and Economic Empowerment Alain Wong MSM 2017-
Minister of Gender Equality, Child Development and Family Welfare Roubina Jadoo-Jaunbocus MSM 2016-
Minister of Ocean Economy, Marine Resources & Fisheries Prem Koonjoo MSM 2014-
Minister of Shipping and Outer Islands      
Minister of Labour, Industrial Relations, Employment and Training Soodesh Callichurn MSM 2014-
Minister of Lands and Housing Mahen Jhugroo MSM 2017-
Minister of Civil Service and Administrative Reforms Eddy Boissézon ML 2017-
Minister of Financial Services, Good Governance and Institutional Reforms Sudhir Seesungkur    


Mauritius Parliamentary Election Voting Live 2019

1. This Election held on 7-Nov-2019.

2. Mauritius’ prime minister dissolves parliament, calls a general election.

  1. More than 300 polling stations opened at 6am local time (02:00 GMT) on Thursday and are due to close at 6pm local time (14:00 GMT)
  2. Jugnauth succeeded his father, Anerood Jugnauth, as prime minister without a popular vote when the older man stood down in 2017, two years ahead of schedule.
  3. The 57-year-old is asking voters to judge him on his short time in office, pointing to his record on modernising public infrastructure and economic reforms in the former British colony.
  4. Former Mauritian prime minister Navinchandra Ramgoolam, 72, leader of the Labour Party and the opposition National Alliance electoral coalition, has publicly alleged that current Prime Minister Pravind Kumar Jugnauth hired an Israeli IT company to hack social media accounts of opposition candidates

Mauritius Parliamentary Parties and leaders


Name of the party Name of the Leader
Labour Party Navin Ramgoolam
Mouvement Militant Mauricien Paul Berenger
Mouvement Socialiste Militant Pravind Jugnauth
Parti Mauricien Social Démocrate Xavier-Luc Duval
Muvman Liberater Ivan Collendavelloo

Mauritius past election results 

Party Votes Seats
Elected Top-up Total
Alliance Lepep (MSM–PMSD–ML) 1016551 47 4 51
PTR/MMM 785645 13 3 16
Mauritian Solidarity Front 41815 0 0 0
Rezistans ek Alternativ 23117 0 0 0
Rodrigues People's Organisation 21874 2 0 2
Mauritian Social Democratic Movement 19338 0 0 0
Lalit 11550 0 0 0
Rodrigues Movement 11113 0 0 0
Agreement for Parliamentary Democracy 10548 0 0 0
Les Verts Fraternels 10191 0 0 0
showParties with less than 0.5% of the vote 61714 0 0 0
Independents 26516 0 0 0
Total 2039972 62 7 69

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