Dr. Annapurna Mishra is First Mayor of the East Delhi Municipal Corporation. She is the first to occupy the office of mayor after the creation of three new local bodies in New Delhi after the municipal elections in 2012. She represents the Sonia Vihar neighborhood in East Delhi as a member of the Bhartiya Janata Party.
Annapurna Mishra, East Delhi mayor Educational qualification: Ph.D in Hindi literature from Meerut Tenure: Second term from Sonia Vihar ward Hails from: Devariya, MP Background: From a family of govt employees. Joined politics in her 20s and rose through the ranks.
Her work She launched a ‘tree plantation drive’ and plans to plant one lakh saplings. She has instructed officials to come up with a list of chargesheeted employees so that they are not posted on sensitive posts. In June, she organised a ‘Dengue, Malaria Prevention Month’ EDMC was the first corporation to organise camps for the recovery of property tax. Her son Activist Kapil Mishra is prominent member of Aam Aadmi Party and AAP candidate from Karawal Nagar in upcoming Delhi 2013 Election and she has three daughters, her younger daughter Devsena Mishra is an independent writer and IT leader.
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