Kolkata: Few minutes left after which the electoral process for Kolkata’s next Mayor will begin.
Questions are being asked whether former Mayor Sovan Chatterjee will take part in the voting process. However, mayor-in-future Firhad Hakim is confident that Sovan will come and give his vote. He said, “I believe that Sovan babu will take part in the Mayor voting process.”
According to sources, on Sunday Firhad had a talk with former Mayor Sovan Chatterjee. At that time, Sovan assured Firhad that he will come and take part. Sovan had said he is TMC’s soldier and follows orders of the party leader. Hence, he will come on Monday and give his vote.
Firhad on Monday said, “Everyone is a soldier of the party. We follow Didi’s advice. 121 councillor’s vote will come in my favour.” Some Firhad follower’s said that after talking with Sovan, Firhad is confident of his win.
After taking charge as the Mayor, which work will he prioritise first? To this question, Firhad said, “Mamata Banerjee has given the responsibility. I will work to keep that respect. After winning, I will decide which work to do fast.”