Mangaluru, Mar 08, 2018: The confusion over who would be the next Mayor of Mangaluru has ended with the name of senior corporator Bhasker Moily finalised on March 8, Friday morning.
The name of Mohammad Kunjathbail has been finalised for the post of Deputy Mayor.
A meeting held at the Congress office at 7 am on Friday under the leadership of DK District in-charge Minister B Ramanatha Rai was attended by DCC Chief Harish Kumar and MLAs J R Lobo, Moidin Bava, and MLC Ivan D’Souza.
None of the party corporators were allowed to attend this meeting which went on for around one and a half hours and ultimately finalised the name of Bhasker Moily.
The Mayoral election is scheduled to be held at 11 am. The MCC has a total of 35 Congress members apart from 20 BJP members. The JD(S) has two members while the CPM, SDPI has one member. The MCC also has an independent corporator.