Mohammed Rashed Farazuddin has been elected for the second time, amid TRS’ G Vijayalakshmi taking oath as the new Mayor of Hyderabad.
The Ganga Times, Hyderabad: All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen – AIMIM’s Mohammad Rashed Farazuddin took oath as corporator for 2nd term in the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC). He, along with other AIMIM corporators, was present today at the swearing in ceremony in Hyderabad.
He was elected from Shaikpet in 2020 Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation election held on 1 December last year. He has been a corporator since 2016 and, as per our information, a member of GHMC Standing Committee from 2018 to 2019.
TRS’s G Vijayalakshmi elected new Hyderabad Mayor, Latha Sobhan Reddy is Dy Mayor
After a long wait, the newly-elected GHMC has Mayor and Deputy Mayor. Election for the two prime posts of the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) took place on Thursday. Gadwal Vijayalakshmi and Mote Sri Latha Sobhan Reddy was elected as the new Mayor of Hyderabad and Deputy Mayor of Hyderabad respectively.
Gadwal Vijayalakshmi is a two-time Corporator from the Banjara Hills division. She is also the daughter of Rajya Sabha MP and senior party leader K Keshavarao. It is being observed that her BC (Munurukapu) caste was one of the major factors in TRS choosing her as their Mayor candidate in one of the country’s biggest civic bodies.
TRS bagged both Mayor and Dy-Mayor posts
Both top posts went in the bag of TRS. While the TRS nominated G Vijayalakshmi as their Mayoral candidate, BJP nominated RK Puram corporator Veeranagari Radha. AIMIM supported the TRS candidate by voting in their favour. Thus, the new mayor of Hyderabad was elected.
After lots of tensions between TRS and AIMIM, the latter withdrew its claim for the Deputy Mayor post. TRS nominated Tarnaka corporator Sri Latha Sobhan Reddy for the Deputy Mayor post, while BJP put Shanker Yadav’s name ahead.
The corporators who wanted to take the oath in Telugu language went first,. After that the Urdu members took oath, followed by those who chose Hindi and English.