Hyderabad: Ten days after she was elected, Gadwal Vijayalaxmi on Monday took charge as the Mayor of Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC). M. Srilatha Reddy additionally assumed charge as the Deputy Mayor.
On this event, Vijayalaxmi carried out particular rituals on the GHMC workplace earlier than she assumed workplace. Home minister Mahmood Ali, minister Talsani Srinivasa Yadav, MP Ok. Keshava Rao and MLC Prabhakar Rao have been amongst these current.
A second-time corporator and daughter of TRS parliamentary social gathering chief Ok Kesava Rao, 56-year-old Vijayalaxmi retained the Banjara Hills division within the GHMC polls held on December 1, by defeating former BJP MLA Baddam Balreddy’s son Mahipal Reddy.
In the mayoral elections held on February 11, TRS’ candidates Vijayalaxmi and Srilatha Reddy secured 100 votes (56 of TRS and 44 of AIMIM) and it might stroll away with the Mayor and deputy Mayor posts comfortably.
Earlier on Sunday, she visited the Bhagyalakshmi temple abutting Charminar and supplied prayers. TRS working president Ok Tarakarama Rao too greeted her and supplied assist.