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Sharif unanimously elected Andhra Council Chairman

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was Thursday unanimously elected as of Legislative Council.

A of ruling Telugu Desam Party (TDP), he was elected unopposed as his was the only nomination received for the post.

announced Sharif's unanimous election.

and other leaders accompanied Sharif to the

He succeeded who was inducted into the cabinet late last year.

Later, speaking in the Council, the referred to the services rendered by Sharif.

Naidu said by inducting Farooq into the cabinet and by making Sharif the Council Chairman, the TDP government has given two key posts to minority community.

He hoped that under Sharif, the Council would have smooth proceedings.

Hailing from district, Sharif did his and LLB. He has been with the TDP since it was formed by in 1982.

The 64-year-old held various posts in the party including its



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First Published: Thu, February 07 2019. 17:14 IST