Mysore gets first dalit woman mayor
The Mysore City Corporation on Monday elected its first dalit woman mayor.
Rajeshwari M C, a Congress candidate, won the election to the post reserved for a Scheduled Caste woman. Mahadevappa (JD-S) was elected deputy mayor.
The Congress and JD(S) joined hands to defeat the BJP candidate. Rajeshwari bagged 48 votes while Mahadevamma, also from the Congress, failed to garner any votes.