Rajni Abbi is new Delhi mayor

April 20th, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS  

Bharatiya Janata Party New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) Rajni Abbi was Wednesday elected as the new mayor of Delhi, a spokesperson of the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) said.

Abbi, 49, is a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) nominee and a law professor at Delhi University. She defeated her rival Savita Sharma of the Congress by 88 votes.

Abbi takes over from Prithvi Raj Sawhney, also from BJP.

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