K Sreekumar elected as mayor of Thiruvananthapuram Corporation
| Tuesday | 12th November, 2019
By Express News ServiceTHIRUVANANTHAPURAM: LDF candidate K Sreekumar has been elected as mayor of the Thiruvananthapuram Corporation.
Sreekumar, who was serving as health standing committee chairman, won 42 votes while his nearest contender BJP's MR Gopan secured 35 votes.
The mayor election was necessitated after the incumbent VK Prasanth was elected to the assembly from the Vattiyoorkavu seat.
The seat tally in the corporation is as follows: LDF- 43, BJP- 35, UDF- 21, independent- 1Polling was held in two rounds.
Party sources said Kunnukuzhi councillor IP Binu is likely to replace Sreekumar as health standing committee chairman.