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NCP candidate elected Navi Mumbai mayor

Press Trust of India  |  Thane 

The Nationalist Party (NCP) today retained its hold over the Navi Municipal Corporation (NMMC) by getting its nominee Jayant Sutar elected as mayor of the city.

Elections for the posts of mayor and deputy mayor of corporation were held today with district Collector Kalyankar acting as the returning officer.

Sutar secured 67 votes, while his only rival Somnath Vaskar of the bagged only 38 votes. The six corporators of the abstained from voting.

corporator Mandakini Mhatre was elected deputy mayor. She got 64 votes, while her rival Dwarkanath Bhoir of the obtained 38. Rebel candidate Vayjayanati Bhagat could get only three votes.

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First Published: Thu, November 09 2017. 20:48 IST