Sulochana Das Takes The Oath As Bhubaneshwar Mayor


With BJD winning the majority of the votes in the recent municipal elections all over Odisha, Sulochana Das took over the post of Mayor in the capital city of Odisha, Bhubaneshwar. She took the oath in front of the Director of Municipal Administration, Sangramjit Nayak.

The BJD leader had won in the recent polls defeating her nearest rival Suniti Mund of the BJP by a margin of 61,143 votes. Sulochana, who began her career as a journalist, started her political journey with the Congress and later joined the Biju Janata Dal.

She was made the state commissioner for persons with disabilities by the Odisha government in 2019 before being declared as BJD’s nominee for the BMC Mayor post by party president Naveen Patnaik.

Story By- Saayak Karmakar, Resident Editor, Interview Times

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