Pawar elected NCP leader in Lok Sabha

June 4th, 2009 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS  

New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) Nationalist Congress Party chief and Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar has been elected the party’s leader in the Lok Sabha.
The NCP parliamentary party at its meeting here Wednesday elected Pawar as its leader in the Lok Sabha, the party said in a statement here Thursday.

Praful Patel, minister of state for civil aviation, has been elected as the party’s deputy leader in the Lok Sabha. Sanjeev Naik is the party’s chief whip in the lower house. The NCP has nine members in the Lok Sabha.

Tariq Anwar was elected as the party’s leader in the Rajya Sabha and Janardhan M. Waghmare as its chief whip in the upper house.

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