Jammu, Feb 6: Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister and National Conference (NC) working president Omar Abdullah was on Friday unanimously elected leader of the NC legislature party.
At a meeting of the newly elected members of the state assembly here, senior NC leader Ali Mohammed Sagar proposed Omar Abdullah's name which was seconded by another party leader Devender Singh Rana.
The members endorsed the candidature of Omar Abdullah unanimously, a statement said.
Senior NC leader Mian Altaf Ahmed was elected chief whip of the legislature party.
Omar Abdullah won the 2014 state assembly polls from Beerwah constituency, while he lost from Sonwar constituency in Srinagar district.