Manjulata Kanhar has been elected as the Deputy Mayor of the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC).
Kanhar, a BJD Corporator of Ward no 22 of BMC, was elected to the post unopposed on Saturday.
Kanhar, a post-graduate in political science from Sambalpur University, took charge officially and was greeted by residents of the Capital city.
Speaking to mediapersons after being elected to the post, Kanhar said, “I would like to thank all the residents of Bhubaneswar. I will always be with them and work for their development.”
She further said that her first priority will be to address the waterlogging issue in different low-lying areas in the city.
“With the support of all, I will try to take forward the development works of BMC,” she assured.