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State govt reserves ’Mangaluru Mayor’ post for women in 2017

State govt reserves ’Mangaluru Mayor’ post for women in 2017

Mangalore Today News Network

Mangaluru, Nov 13, 2016: According to an order issued by the state government has said that post of Mayor in the city for the next year was reserved for a woman candidate from the General category while that of the Deputy Mayor would be from the Scheduled Caste category.

mcc The elections will be held next year /2017, as present Mayor, Harinath’s term is said to end on March 12, 2017. Several names that are eligible for the post have been doing the rounds including Kavita Sanil, Kavita Vasu, Pratibha Kulai and Sabita Misquith.  However, the Congress opined that since Assembly elections were on the way, and smart City project on the cards, it was necessary for an experienced person to occupy the post.

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