Wednesday, November 18, 2015

E P Latha elected first mayor of Kannur Corporation

KANNUR: The LDF has assumed power in the newly formed Kannur Corporation after the dramatic events witnessed until the last moment.

E P Latha of the CPM has been elected the first mayor of the corporation.

Congress rebel P K Ragesh voted in favour of the LDF. He voted as the 55th councilor. Suma Balakrishnan was the UDF’s mayor candidate.

In the 55-member corporation, both the fronts obtained 27 seats each. The rebel’s vote was crucial due to this. Soon after casting his vote, Ragesh left in the car waiting outside.

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