BJP’s Sarabjit Kaur Elected New Chandigarh Mayor, AAP Creates Ruckus

Bharatiya Janata Party's Sarabjit Kaur Dhillon on Saturday was elected the new Chandigarh mayor.

Updated: January 8, 2022 1:37 PM IST

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BJP's Sarabjit Kaur Elected New Chandigarh Mayor, AAP Creates Ruckus
Soon after the results were declared, the AAP councillors held protest and raised slogans. (Photo: ANI)

New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party’s Sarabjit Kaur Dhillon on Saturday was elected the new Chandigarh mayor. Dhillon, who won 14 votes out of 28, had defeated Aam Aadmi Party’s Anju Katyal by just one vote to win the post.

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Minutes after Sarabjit Kaur Dhillon was declared as the new Chandigarh mayor, AAP councillors held protest at Assembly hall of municipal corporation in Chandigarh.

Sarabjit Kaur Dhillon received 14 votes while Anju Katya got 13 votes and one vote was declared invalid. Both AAP and BJP had 14 votes each in the House, according to a report by Hindustan Times.

Soon after the results were declared, the AAP councillors held protest and raised slogans.

Sarabjit Kaur Dhillon is a councillor from ward number. Dillon’s husband Jagtar Singh Dhillon is a former councillor.

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Published Date: January 8, 2022 1:36 PM IST

Updated Date: January 8, 2022 1:37 PM IST