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Mangaluru : Jacintha Vijay Alfred elected Mayor of Mangalore

Mangaluru : Jacintha Vijay Alfred elected Mayor of Mangalore


Mangalore Today News Network

Mangaluru, Mar 12, 2015 : Jacintha Vijay Alfred and Purushottam Chitrapur has won the election to the post of Mayor and Deputy Mayor of Mangaluru City Corporation held  at the MCC meeting hall on March 12, Thursday. Jacintha, a four time corporator  easily won the election against her BJP counterpart Roopa  D Bangera.

 

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Jacintha  bagged 38 votes including that of 35 Congress corporators and the MLAs of Mangaluru South and North, JR Lobo and Moidin Bava respectively and MLC Ivan D’Souza. Roopa had to be satisfied with 20 votes of BJP corporators.

 

The election proceedings were conducted by Hephsiba Rani Korlapati, MCC Commissioner, SS Pattana Shetty and Gayatri.

Earlier there was a minor confusion as MLA Lobo arrived even as voting had commenced. A BJP corporator said Lobo should not be allowed to vote. However, election officer Pattana Shetty allowed Lobo to vote stating he had arrived when the voting process was underway.


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