Senior BJP leaders Chander Mohan Gupta was elected as Mayor of JMC, Jammu after he won the election to the post of Mayor scheduled for November 15 which is today.
According to sources, Councillor Chander Mohan was leading with majority of votes. He secured 45 votes out of 75 votes in the elections.
The election for deputy mayor will hold later in the afternoon. The result of which will be declared later after counting of votes later on the same day.
BJP has nominated Councillor Poornima Sharma to be elected as Deputy Mayor, Jammu.
Talking to JK Media,Chander Mohan said he will strive to make Jammu one of the clean and green cities of the country besides making it attractive tourist destination for the tourists visiting in Jammu.
He thanked all the councillors for instilling their faith in him as a Mayor of JMC, Jammu.
He reiterated that he along with all the 75 JMC councillors will work towards making Jammu a smart city and will work in the direction of keeping Jammu on the map of world class tourist destination and clean and green.