London: An Indian-origin businessman within the UK was elected as the deputy mayor of London Borough of Southwark for the 2nd time.
Sunil Chopra has been the mayor of the London Borough of Southwark in 2014-2015, & deputy mayor in 2013-2014, the 1st Indian-origin human to hold the prestigious workplace within the Borough.
New Delhi(DL)-born Chopra who has been the gen. secretary of the Indian Overseas Congress, London, is the 1st & only Indian-origin elected councillor in London Borough of Southwark Council, that has only two percent Indian-origin citizens.
He’s residing in London for the past 40 yrs. & proactively engaged in regional society works.
Commenting on his own election, Chopra stated on Wed. I feel actually proud to be an Indian. It’s not only a nice honor for me & my family (4) however for the whole Indian society. I’ll keep functioning with the society locally & internationally.