Originally posted 2016-08-09 17:06:08.
Maharashtra Mumbai BMC Election 2017 is much awaited election in the city Mumbai. BMC stands for Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation. The official date of BMC Election will be released soon. All the aspiring parties are waiting for it enthusiastically. Not only that all the local public of the state Maharashtra Mumbai are waiting for the election to get elect their favorite ruler . The BMC was established in Mumbai in the year 1888. It is also known as Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai. Its main work is to govern the capital city of Mumbai in Maharashtra Mumbai.
About Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation – BMC
BMC is India’s richest municipal corporation. It looks after the civic infrastructure and administration of the city and also some suburbs of Mumbai. The BMC is governed by the Municipal Commissioner who is an IAS officer. This 5 yearly election is held to elect corporators . These corporators are responsible to see that their constituencies have the basic civic infrastructure in place and also that there is no break of work from the part of related authorities. The elected person of the majority party becomes the Mayor who is the head of the house.
Maharashtra Mumbai BMC Election 2017
The BMC Election 2017 is expected to be held in February 2017. Our website will keep on updating the regular update of the much awaited election in the city Mumbai regarding the electors, ward reports, expected winning party , voting numbers and voting results etc. So keep on visiting to our website for regular updates and reports regarding BMC Election 2017. You may also visit to the official website of Maharashtra Mumbai Nigam i.e. www.mcgm.gov.in.
Detail of BMC Election 2017
Around 195 municipal councils are going to participate in the elections this year. Now its upon voters to whom they are giving their valuable votes. The cabinet approved a proposal to make changes in the Maharashtra Mumbai Municipal Councils, Nagar Panchayats and Industrial Townships Act to make enable the changes, following the recommendations of a cabinet sub-committee under the respected Chief Minister, Devendra Fadnavis on the issue. Formerly Fadnavis told that he wants an authority which can work like the chief executive officer of Mumbai. This statement was fully criticized by ally Shiv Sena.
Many politicians and activists have recommended the need of directly-elected mayor who will be more empowered and accountable for the decision in city Mumbai. This concept is already tested in the year 2002 to elect the chairman for municipal councils directly. But it was rolled back in next four years due to some political considerations. The main drawback of directly elected mayor is that there may be a situation where the majority councilors in a council belongs to one party and the chairman who is elected is from another party. In this situation it will be difficult for the chairman to do any work easily.
Participant Political Parties in BMC Election 2017
The political parties who are going to participate in the BMC Election 2017 are as follows:-
- National Congress Party (NCP) UPA
- Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) NDA
- National Congress Party (INC) UPA
- Shiv Sena (SS)
- Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS)
- Samajwadi Party (SP)
BMC Election 2017 Candidates List
For BMC Election 2017, if a constituency is in reserved category, open category candidates may also shift o the another constituency to participate. Again, when the constituencies will be finalized then the parties will call upon to go ahead. The list of candidates would be available ward wise and zone wise in catalog.
All the parties are giving their best make their campaigns successful and better than their rivals. Each party is trying to show themselves as best. Its upon voters to whom they are electing. So it is suggested to the voters to don’t let your votes waste and also caste your vote as it is your right.