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Chandrababu Naidu sworn-in as first Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh

Nara Chandrababu Naidu was sworn-in as the first Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh after bifurcation.

Jun 9, 2014 13:05 IST
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Nara Chandrababu NaiduNara Chandrababu Naidu was sworn-in as the first Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh after bifurcation. Governor E S L Narasimhan administered the oath of Naidu and his cabinet at Acharya Nagarjuna University, Guntur on 8 June 2014.

In 2014, Telengana bill was approved by the parliament and was separated from Andhra Pradesh as 29th state of the Indian Union on 2 June 2014. Now the new Andhra Pradesh contains 13 districts and Hyderabad as common capital of both states for 10 years.

Telugu Desam Party leader, Chandrababu Naidu had an alliance with BJP and won 108 seats out of the 175 seats in the assembly elections 2014. The party also won 17 seats in the Lok Sabha election 2014 and is second largest ally of BJP in the Parliament.

Along with Naidu, 17 other cabinet ministers also took oath. The ministers are N Chinna Rajappa, Ayyanapatrudu, Gopalakrishna Reddy, Devineni Umamaheswara Rao, P Narayana, P Pulla Rao, Kamineni Srinivas, G Srinivas, Palle Raghunath Reddy, Peethala Sujatha, Paritala Sunitha, K Achannaidu, Siddha Raghava Rao, Kimidi Mrinalini, Kollu Ravindra, Ravela Kishore and Manikyala Rao.

About Chandrababu Naidu
• Chandrababu Naidu was born in 1950 in Chittoor district, Andhra Pradesh.
• At present he is the President of Telugu Desam Party in Andhra Pradesh.
• In 1978, he became the youngest assembly member and minister of the state at the age of 28 and served as the technical education and cinematography minister from Congress Party in T Anjaiah's government
• He joined Telugu Desam Party (TDP) in 1983
• He is the longest serving Chief Minister of the Andhra Pradesh state from 1995 to 2004.
• He won the awards such as
a) India Today - IT Indian of the Millennium
b) The Economic Times - Business Person of the Year
c) Time Asia - South Asian of the Year

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