Chairpersons of the four standing committees of the Belgaum City Corporation were elected on Friday.

Parshuram Vasudev Dhage was elected chairperson of the Standing Committee for Taxation, Finance Appeals, and Santhur Bhaskar Shetty was elected chairperson of the Standing Committee for Town Planning and Improvement.

Vijay Laxman Patil was elected chairperson of the Standing Committee for Public Health, Education and Social Justice, and Pandhari Pundalik Parab was elected chairperson of the Standing Committee for Accounts.

Mayor Manda Sunil Balekundri and Deputy Mayor Renu Suhas Killekar were present.

It may be mentioned here that the State Government served a notice to the Belgaum City Corporation council under Section 99 of the Karnataka Municipal Corporation Act as a prelude to dissolving the elected body, on Wednesday.

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