Sovan Chatterjee on Friday took oath as the mayor of Kolkata for a second successive five-year term at the historic Town Hall here.

Chatterjee, who has already served his first five-year innings from 2010-15, was renominated for the post by his party, Trinamool Congress, which achieved a landslide win in the recent Kolkata Municipal Corporation polls.

He becomes the first city mayor to be sworn in at the Town Hall.

Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee attended the event alongside hed cabinet ministers and frontranking party leaders.

Mala Roy, who returned to the Trinamool from the Congress last month, was administered oath as the KMC chairperson.

A number of dignitaries, diplomatic corps and bureaucrats attended the brief function.