Election of Mayor and Deputy Mayor of greater Warangal and Khammam Corporations has been completed.As expected, the TRS govt selected a candidate from the Kamma community in Khammam.
Punukollu Neeraja, who won from the 26th Division of Khammam, was elected as Mayor of Khammam.A candidate from a minority community has been appointed as the Deputy Mayor.
The TRS supremacy finalized the name of 29th Division Corporator, Gundu Sudharani for the Warangal Mayor seat.However, Rizwana Shami has been elected as Deputy Mayor of Warangal.
The TRS supremacy finalized these candidates in consultation with ministers, MLAs, and other senior leaders of the party.It is heard that the leaders of the party have selected candidates based on loyalty to the party, experience, and social status.
The new members, Mayors and Deputy Mayors were sworn in at 3 p.m.Later, the newly elected mayor conducted an indirect election for electing the chairpersons.The TRS supremacy provided sealed covers with the names of the mayoral candidates to party observers.
Ministers Indira Reddy and Ganguly Kamalakar acted as observers for the Warangal corporation.Eight corporators were absent as they have tested positive for coronavirus.
A video conference was held with them for completing the voting process.