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Shinde sworn-in as AP governor
November 04, 2004 14:31 IST
Former Maharashtra chief minister Sushilkumar Shinde was sworn-in as the new governor of Andhra Pradesh on Thursday.
Sixty two-year-old Shinde was administered the oath of office by Chief Justice Devendra Gupta at a simple ceremony at the Raj Bhavan in Hyderabad.
Chief Minister Y S Rajasekhara Reddy, his cabinet colleagues and assembly Speaker K R Suresh Reddy, besides Shinde's well-wishers from Maharashtra, were among those who attended the ceremony. Shinde succeeds Surjit Singh Barnala, who took over as the governor of Tamil Nadu,
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