Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Prashanth elected Thiruvananthapuram Mayor

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: CPM councillor advocate P K Prashanth from Kazhakoottam has been elected mayor of Thiruvananthapuram Corporation. He reached the post after attaining 42 votes.

The vote of Sathyan, who won from Poongulam ward, and a LDF candidate was found invalid.

The UDF kept aloof in second polling.

BJP’s mayor candidate V Giri got 35 votes.

Advocate Rakhi Ravikumar of the CPI is the deputy mayor. Though the CPI demanded the mayor’s post in turns, the CPM rejected it.

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