Berhampur: After winning the Mayor seat in Berhampur Municipal Corporation (BeMC), Odisha’s ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) also grabbed the Deputy Mayor post with victory of its candidate Vivek Reddy.
BJD candidate E Vivek Reddy was elected as the Deputy Mayor of BeMC defeating BJP’s D Karunakar in the poll today.
Vivek Reddy, who is the Corporator of Ward No.42, garnered 34 votes to win the Deputy Mayor post in the election.
On the other hand, Sanghamitra Dalei has been sworn-in as the new Mayor of Berhampur.
BJD had fielded Sanghamitra as its candidate for the election to the post of Mayor in Berhampur. She registered a thumbing win in the recently held ULB polls in the silk city. She was elected as the Mayor defeating her rival candidate from BJP, Sabita Suar, with a margin of 20,236 votes.
The Deputy Mayor election for Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) is scheduled tomorrow (April 9).