Kunwar Manvendra Singh Takes Oath As Acting Chairman Of UP Council
UP Governor Anandiben Patel on January 31 administered oath to Kunwar Manvendra Singh for acting chairman of the UP Legislative Council. Reportedly, Manvendra will succeed the outgoing chairman Ramesh Yadav whose term ended on January 30. Earlier, Singh was elected unopposed to the UP Legislative Council on January 21 along with nine BJP and two Samajwadi Party candidates. Manvendra has served as acting chairman of the Council once already, from May 2002–August 2004.