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Sovan Chatterjee to be new Kolkata Mayor

Sovan Chatterjee will be the new mayor of Kolkata, the newly elected Trinamool Congress councillors of the Kolkata Municipal Corporation decided at their first meeting Sunday in the presence of party chief Mamata Banerjee.



Kolkata: Sovan Chatterjee will be the new mayor of Kolkata, the newly elected Trinamool Congress councillors of the Kolkata Municipal Corporation decided at their first meeting Sunday in the presence of party chief Mamata Banerjee.

Chatterjee, a former mayor-in-council (Water) member of the Trinamool-run KMC board from 2000-2005, won from ward number 131 in Behala in the southern outskirts of the city.

The 46-year-old Chatterjee has been a KMC councillor uninterruptedly for 25 years since 1985.

He will be formally elected mayor in the first meeting of the councillors June 16.

IANS

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