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The Municipal Corporation
Municipal Corporation
of Greater Mumbai,[3] also known as Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation
Municipal Corporation
(BMC), is the governing civic body of Mumbai, the capital city of Maharashtra. It is India's richest municipal corporation.[4][5] The BMC's annual budget exceeds that of some of the smaller states of India. Established under the Bombay Municipal Corporation
Municipal Corporation
Act 1888,[6] it is responsible for the civic infrastructure and administration of the city and some suburbs of Mumbai. In 2014, Trushna Vishwasrao became the first female corporator to be leader of the Corporation's house.[7]

Statue of Sir. Pherozeshah Mehta outside the BMC Building.

Contents

1 Administration 2 Legislative 3 Corporation elections 4 See also 5 References 6 External links

Administration[edit] The BMC is headed by a Municipal Commissioner, who is an IAS officer. The commissioner wields the executive power of the house. A quinquennial election is held to elect corporators to power. The corporators are responsible for overseeing that their constituencies have the basic civic infrastructure in place and that there is no failure of duty on the part of the authorities. The Mayor is the head of the house, who is usually from the majority party. As of June 2008, all administrative business in the BMC is conducted in Marathi.[8]

City officials

Mayor Vishwanath Mahadeshwar March 8, 2017

Deputy Mayor Hemangi Worlikar March 8, 2017

Municipal Commissioner Ajoy Mehta

Police Commissioner Dattatray Padsalgikar 30 January 2016

Legislative[edit] As of 2017, the BMC's legislature, also known as the Corporation Council, consists of 227 members. 2017 was the first time that 31 candidates contested from a single ward (164) and Raghvendra Singh was the youngest independent candidate at age 21. BMC is one of the richest municipal corporations in Asia.[9] Corporation elections[edit]

S.No. Party name Alliance Party flag or symbol Corporators in 2007[10] Corporators in 2012[10] Corporators in 2017[10][11]

01 Shiv Sena
Shiv Sena
(SS)

84 75 91

02 Bharatiya Janata Party
Bharatiya Janata Party
(BJP) NDA

28 31 83

03 Indian National Congress
Indian National Congress
(INC) UPA

52[12][better source needed] 30

04 Nationalist Congress Party
Nationalist Congress Party
(NCP) UPA

13 7 9

05 Maharashtra
Maharashtra
Navnirman Sena (MNS) -

7 28 1

06 Samajwadi Party
Samajwadi Party
(SP) -

7 9 6

07 All India
India
Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) -

- - 2

08 Others - -

32 5

See also[edit]

Municipal Corporation
Municipal Corporation
Building, Mumbai Coat of arms of Mumbai Administrative divisions of Mumbai Mayor of Mumbai Municipal Commissioner of Mumbai Sheriff of Mumbai Bandra Municipal Committee

References[edit]

^ " Vishwanath Mahadeshwar elected Mumbai's new mayor".  ^ India, Press Trust of (27 April 2015). "Ajoy Mehta takes over as BMC Commissioner". Retrieved 31 January 2018 – via Business Standard.  ^ "Welcome to The Municipal Corporation
Municipal Corporation
of Greater Mumbai". www.mcgm.gov.in. Retrieved 2017-02-23.  ^ "BMC to open green channel for octroi". Financialexpress.com. 2007-09-03. Retrieved 2010-08-25.  ^ "Gold & beautiful, News - Cover Story". Mumbai
Mumbai
Mirror. Archived from the original on 2012-09-03. Retrieved 2010-07-21.  ^ "BMC-Act-1888.pdf" (PDF). Retrieved 2013-01-12.  ^ "Sena corporator Yashodhar Phanse new chairman of BMC standing committee". indianexpress.com. Retrieved 31 January 2018.  ^ "From today. BMC will do business only in Marathi". The Times of India. 2008-06-25. Retrieved 2010-08-25.  ^ Mishra, Sohit (2017-02-21). "BMC Elections 2017: Complete fact sheet of Asia's richest civic corporation". India.com. Retrieved 2018-01-31.  ^ a b c "BMC Election Results 2017, 2012, 2007". BMC Elections. Retrieved 5 March 2018.  ^ "Fadnavis Wave Takes Maharashtra
Maharashtra
By Storm; BJP The Big Winner In Municipal Polls". www.swarajyamag.com. Swarajya. Retrieved 23 February 2017.  ^ Maharashtra
Maharashtra
municipal elections, 2012

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