Kolkata: Trinamool Supremo Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday met the newly elected councillors of the Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) and ninety civic bodies in the state at Nazrul Mancha.
In the meeting, Mamata Banerjee decided that Sovan Chatterjee will be Mayor of the KMC for the second time. Mala Roy will be chairperson of the KMC. Iqbal Ahmed will be the deputy Mayor and Ratna Sur will be the chief whip of the Trinamool Congress in the KMC. Swapan Samadder, Atin Ghosh, Manzar Iqbal, Tarak Singh, Ram Pyare Ram, Debasish Kumar, Debabrata Majumder, Samsujjaman Anshari, Indrani Saha Banerjee, Amiruddin Bobby, Ratan Dey and Abhijit Mukherjee will be members, mayor-in-council of the KMC.
This is the first time in the history of KMC that a woman councillor has become chairperson of the civic body, Mamata Banerjee said.
Three newly elected Independent councillors joined the Trinamool Congress yesterday, bringing the total number of Trinamool Congress councillors in the KMC to 117.
Mamata Banerjee also named the Chairmen for the 16 boroughs under Kolkata Municipal Corporation:
Borough I – Tarun Saha
Borough II – Sadhan Saha
Borough III – Undecided
Borough IV – Smita Bakshi
Borough V – Aparajita Dasgupta
Borough VI – Sanchita Mandal
Borough VII – Bishwanor Chattopadhyay
Borough VIII – Jiban Saha
Borough IX – Ratan Malakar
Borough X – Tapan Dasgupta
Borough XI – Tarakeshwar Chakraborty
Borough XII – Sushanta Ghosh (Swarup)
Borough XIII – Sushanta Ghosh (Buya)
Borough XIV – Manik Chattopadhyay
Borough XV – Indrajit Bhattacharya
Borough XVI – Ranajit Shil