Sovan Chatterjee resigns from post of Kolkata mayor

Senior Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader Sovan Chatterjee resigned from the post of Kolkata mayor on Thursday as directed by Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.

He sent his resignation letter through a messenger to Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) chairperson Mala Roy.

Sovan, who was holding two important portfolios of the housing and fire service department, had resigned from the cabinet on Tuesday.

Accepting his resignation letter, Sovan had asked him to also quit the post of mayor.