A leading NRI in United Kingdom, Sunil Chopra was elected as the Deputy Mayor of a London Borough. Councillor Sunil Chopra was elected as the Deputy Mayor of Southwark for 2013-14.
Delhi-born Chopra, General Secretary of the Indian Overseas Congress, London, is the first and only Indian-origin elected councillor in London Borough of Southwark Council, which has only 1.5 per cent Indian-origin people.
Sunil Chopra, born and brought up in Delhi before moving to the UK was the first President of College of Vocational Studies in Delhi. During his University days he was the Vice President of Youth Congress Delhi and also was president of NSUI, Delhi.