Chennai : The 28-year-old R Priya of Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) was confirmed as the most youthful and very first Dalit city chairman of Chennai on Friday. She is additionally the third lady to hold this post in Chennai’s set of experiences, after Tara Cherian and Kamakshi Jayaraman
On Thursday, the DMK party assigned Priya as its Mayor contender for the Greater Chennai Corporation (GCC) as it partakes in a larger part. A city chairman was sworn into the GCC interestingly following a rest of 11 years. With this, the GCC got its most youthful and very first Dalit lady city chairman.
R Priya, from Thiru Vi Ka Nagar in North Chennai, won the TN metropolitan nearby body races from ward number 74. The DMK won a larger part in every one of the 21 city enterprises, including the Greater Chennai Corporation, and came out triumphant in the vast majority of the 138 districts and 490 town panchayats.