Mangaluru, Feb 11, 2020 : The much awaited election to the post of the new Mayor and Deputy Mayor for the first term of the BJP led Mangaluru City Corporation Council will be held on February 28.
If the post of Mayor is reserved for a Backward Class-A category, the Deputy Mayor’s post has been reserved for general category lady candidate.
Sources reveal that Divakar Pandeshwar has emerged as the most likely candidate to occupy mayoral seat. At the same time, names of Sharat and Jayanand Anchan have also emerged as likely candidates.
BJP swept the elections to the 60-member council held on November 12, winning 44 wards and relegating the ruling Congress to 14 wards. Social Democratic Party of India won two seats.