Britain based NRI elected Mayor of Southwark
Britain Based NRI Elected Mayor Of Southwark. Britain-based NRI Sunil Chopra has been elected as the Mayor of the London Borough of Southwark.
LONDON: Britain-based NRI Sunil Chopra has been elected as the Mayor of the London Borough of Southwark.
Chopra, General Secretary of the Indian Overseas Congress, London, is the first and only Indian-origin elected councillor in London Borough of Southwark, which has 1.5 per cent Indian-origin people.
Last year he was elected deputy mayor and following his re-election on May 22 as the Labour Councillor, he was elected as the Mayor. He will assume the formal charge on June 7.