Kolkata: Senior Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader Sovan Chatterjee resigned from the post of Kolkata mayor on Thursday as directed by Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. Chatterjee sent his resignation letter through a messenger to Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) chairperson Mala Roy. Roy, accepting the resignation letter, held a high-level meeting at her office Thursday. “Received Mr Sovan Chatterjee’s resignation from the post of mayor through his messenger. I have accepted it. The other formalities will be followed as per rules, after a Trinamool Congress councillors meeting convened by the party supremo Mamata Banerjee is held this evening.” Also Read – Rain batters Kolkata, cripples normal life Chatterjee, who was holding two important portfolios of the housing and fire service department, had resigned from the cabinet on Tuesday. Accepting his resignation letter, Banerjee had asked him to also quit the post of mayor. The resignation letter had been forwarded to Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi, the chief minister had stated. KMC Commissioner Khalil Ahmed was asked to look after the operations of the civic body till the new mayor was appointed. Earlier this year, Banerjee had removed Chatterjee from the post of the Environment minister. The distance between Banerjee and Chatterjee, who was once considered a trusted aide of the chief minister, started growing after reports of problems in his conjugal life surfaced.
The third edition of the Garment Show of India, organized by Saina Event concluded at Hall No. 7 Pragati Maidan. In the three – day exhibition, more than 100 exhibitors displayed their latest range, including women’s salwar-kurti, leggings, denim men’s shirts, T. shirts, blazers, suits, jeans pants, children’s clothes, shoes wear, Sherwani etc.Gagan Marwa, Organizer of Garment Show of India said that this exhibition was successful as the exhibitors got their new customers and retailers also got the chance to tie new business with wholesalers and agents and distributors. He said that people have also fiercely bought a brand new range of famous brands. Also Read – Add new books to your shelfIn the exhibition, Reliance Trends, Trousers, Waves Overseas, Chirag, Royal Wood, Potties, Chennai Silk, Shoppers Stop, Westside, Wal-Mart, Landmark Group, Market India, Viart, Amazon, Jabong, Flipkart, Mantra, Unic Market, Bindal Group and Aditya Major retailers like Birla Group were present with their latest range. There were many stalls in the exhibition which had their own manufacturing set up.Garment Show of India Co-Organizer, Dipti Marwa said that our main objective is to give an effective platform to garment makers where they can showcase their retail chain and form new retail tie-ups with leading retail chains retailers and wholesalers, agents and distributors.This will boost the business of both buyers and sellers.