Ambika Ramanna and Bili Chowdaiah of the Janata Dal (Secular) were unanimously elected president and vice-president respectively of the Hassan zilla Panchayat here on Thursday.

Ms. Ambika Ramanna represents Hirisave constituency in Channarayapatna taluk and Mr. Bili Chowdaiah represents Harnahalli in Arsikere taluk.

Regional Commissioner M.V. Jayanthi who was the Returning Officer, declared them elected.

Ms. Ambika Ramanna and Mr. Bili Chowdaiah have been elected to the zilla panchayat for the second term that will end on June 16, 2014.