Parbhani Municipal Corporation

The Parbhani Municipal Corporation is D grade Municipal Corporation of Maharashtra, the governing body of the city of Parbhani, situated beside the Collector Office, and District Court. The municipal corporation consists of democratically elected members, is headed by a mayor and administers the city's infrastructure, public services and supplies. Members from the state's leading various political parties hold elected offices in the corporation.

In 2011 Maharashtra State cabinet decided to elevate Parbhani along with Latur and Chandrapur to municipal corporation as city crossed mark of 3,00,000 population in 2011 census. First election for the Municipal Corporation was conducted in 2012, after the predecessor City Council's term ended.[1]

Parbhani City Municipal Corporation
Type
Type
Established 2012
Leadership
Mayor
Meena Warpudkar (INC)
Municipal Commissioner
Ramesh Pawar (IAS)
Deputy Mayor
Syed Sami Syed Sahebjan (INC)
Seats 65
Elections
Last election
2017
Website
www.pcmcparbhani.gov.in

Corporation Election 2012

Pratap Bhaskarrao Deshmukh of the Nationalist Congress Party became the first mayor of Parbhani Municipal Corporation while Syed Khaled Syed Sahebjan alias Sajju Lala of Nationalist Congress Party was the first deputy mayor.[2]

Political performance in Election 2012

The results of the Election 2012 are as follows.[3]

S.No. Party Name Party flag or symbol Number of Corporators
01 Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) NCP-flag 30
02 Indian National Congress (INC) Flag of the Indian National Congress 23
03 Shiv Sena (SS) Indian Election Symbol Bow And Arrow 08
04 Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) 02
05 Independents No flag 02

Corporation Election 2017

The second election took place on 19 April and result came out on 21 April.

Congress candidates won in 31 wards out of the 65 wards of Parbhani Municipal Corporation. NCP came at second position, winning 18 wards, while the BJP could bag 8 seats. Shiv Sena won 6 seats and independent 2.[4]

Meena Suresh Warpudkar of Indian National Congress and Syed Sami Syed Sahebjan alias Maju Lala of Indian National Congress were elected as mayor and deputy mayor of corporation respectively on 15 May, 2017. They secured 40 against 19 votes in election, while 1 member of NCP and 5 members of Shiv sena were absent in the house.[5]

S.No. Party Name Party flag or symbol Number of Corporators
01 Indian National Congress (INC) Flag of the Indian National Congress 31
02 Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) NCP-flag 18
03 Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) 8
04 Shiv Sena (SS) Indian Election Symbol Bow And Arrow 06
05 Independents No flag 02

References

  1. ^ http://m.timesofindia.com/city/nagpur/Chandrapur-is-now-municipal-corporation/articleshow/10435175.cms
  2. ^ http://zeenews.india.com/news/maharashtra/ncp-wins-parbhani-mayoral-elections_775716.html
  3. ^ http://www.mahasec.com/marathi/results.pdf
  4. ^ http://www.india.com/news/india/parbhani-election-results-2017-live-news-updates-2048745/
  5. ^ Mayor, and Deputy Mayor of Parbhani https://www.esakal.com/marathwada/meena-varpudkar-new-mayor-parbhani-45492=New Mayor, and Deputy Mayor of Parbhani Check |url= value (help), retrieved 2017-05-15 Missing or empty |title= (help)

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