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Lord Mayor of Stoke-on-Trent

Picture of the Lord Mayor of Stoke-on-Trent - Dr Chandra Kanneganti

The Lord Mayor is the first citizen of the City of Stoke-on-Trent.

Councillor Dr. Chandra Kanneganti is the Lord Mayor of Stoke-on-Trent for 2021/22 and his Lady Mayoress for the year is Mrs Sai Kanneganti and Yatin Kanneganti as Consort.

Each Lord Mayor chooses a charity to raise funds for during their term of office. This year, the Lord Mayor has chosen The Hubb Foundation and the University Hospital North Midlands Charity.

During their year of office the Lord Mayor attends parades, charities, events organised by community and voluntary organisations and other local authorities and also hosts Civic receptions and engagements in the Lord Mayor’s Parlour.

If you would prefer a virtual visit from the Lord Mayor, arrangements can be made via zoom or Teams.

Do you have a special celebration?  We would like to hear about your birthday and anniversary celebrations. If you would like a personalised card from the Lord Mayor for a 90th, 95th, 100th birthday or a Diamond or Platinum Wedding Anniversary, please let us know. Please allow 14 days notice so that we can ensure that the card arrives on time.

The Deputy Lord Mayor for 2021/22 is Councillor Faisal Hussain and his Deputy Lady Mayoress for the year is his wife, Nazma Najib.  Where the Lord Mayor is unable to attend, you will be given the opportunity to have the Deputy attend your event.

You can invite the Lord Mayor to your event using the contact details below.

Member, Governance and Civic Support Team

To invite the Lord Mayor to your event, or for advice about the correct etiquette when attending an event with the Lord Mayor.

Telephone: 01782 236663 / 01782 232751 or email: