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Daijiworld Media Community – Mangaluru (ANK)
Mangaluru, Mar 2: Premananda Shetty, the corporator of Mangladevi ward. was elected because the mayor and Sumangala Rao of the Kunjatbail ward as deputy mayor of of Mangaluru Metropolis Company (MCC).
The election for mayor, deputy mayor and standing committee was held right here on Tuesday March 2.
Premananda Shetty from BJP secured 46 votes whereas Anil Kumar from Congress secured 14 votes.
Sumangala Rao from BJP garnered 46 votes whereas Jacintha Alfred from Congress secured 14 votes. The SDPI corporators remained impartial.
Premananda Shetty (left) and Sumangala Rao
MLAs Vedavyasa Kamath and Dr Bharath Y Shetty had been current. MP Nalin Kumar Kateel and MLC B M Farooq had been absent. Two SDPI corporators remained impartial.
Election officer Prakash, extra deputy commissioner M J Roopa and MCC deputy commissioner Santhosh performed the election.
The time period of the workplace of mayor and the deputy mayor is one yr.
The MCC has a complete of 60 wards. The BJP has 44 corporators whereas the opposition Congress has 14. Two corporators are from SDPI.
MLA Vedavyasa Kamath mentioned, “Premananda Shetty who labored for RSS in his preliminary days, then labored for BJP. He’s additionally a five-time corporator and an skilled chief. His expertise will probably be helpful for the general improvement of Mangaluru. He has an enormous accountability on his shoulders now. I congratulate him on turning into the mayor. I urge him to hold ahead the event works underneath varied tasks and implement them successfully.
MLA Dr Bharath Y Shetty mentioned, “The outgoing mayor and deputy mayor have finished an incredible job of their tenure tackling Covid pandemic and dealing with all of the challenges. On the age of 26, Premananda entered politics. He shares good bonding with each chief and likewise has good technical data. As a mayor, he has loads of duties together with implementation of a number of improvement works within the metropolis.”
Premananda Shetty mentioned, “Underneath the steerage of the MP and MLAs, improvement works of Mangaluru will probably be prioritized. We are going to work as a staff and implement plans as talked about within the manifesto. Even the Sensible Metropolis works will probably be carried out successfully and see that it’s accomplished inside the time restrict.”