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Shinde new Andhra governor

October 30, 2004 15:37 IST
Last Updated: October 30, 2004 15:47 IST

Maharashtra's caretaker Chief Minister Sushilkumar Shinde has been appointed governor of Andhra Pradesh, a Rashtrapati Bhavan communique said on Saturday.

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Shinde will replace Surjit Singh Barnala, who has been shifted from Andhra Pradesh to Tamil Nadu, the release said.

Barnala succeeds P S Ramamohan Rao, who resigned on Friday.

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Sub: Shinde becomes Governer of Andhra.

If this was to be decided, then why on earth did he contest the elections? He won and now, there will be another election. God ...

Posted by Vishvas


Gone are the days when people beyond politics were posted as Governors. This is the period when political sops are the primary consideration. Shinde sacrificed(!) ...

Posted by Dr B.Sathyanarayanan


It is the habit of any political party who are coming in power in Central to appoint, transfer, removal of the governors depending upon their ...

Posted by rcpillai

Sub: Mockery of Democracy

It is a mockery of democracy. Shinde must have spent Lakhs if not Crores with the hope to come back as CM and reap the ...

Posted by Brig J S Ahuja



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