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News Tech: JD(U) leader Devesh Chandra Thakur was on Thursday elected as the chairman of the legislative council in Bihar.

The post had been vacant since May 2017 when the tenure of Awadhesh Narain Singh, the last chairman of the Upper House, ended.

Thakur, a third-term MLC, who had filed his nomination papers on Wednesday, was elected unopposed.

The then Deputy Chairman Haroon Rashid, also of the JD(U), presided over the House till the end of his term in 2020 when Singh, a BJP MLC, was made acting chairman.

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