It has been reported that the new mayor for Nagpur city will be from general category. As per information, the draw of lots of 27 municipal corporations of the state were done in Mumbai on Wednesday in which the city has got open category. Earlier, in last election, the post was reserved for woman in general category.
As per the source, the mayor election will be held on either November 21 or on November 22. The civic body has requested the divisional commissioner Sanjeev Kumar to conduct the election. However, the dates are yet to confirm. The date for filing the nomination will be November 16. The new mayor will be the 53rd mayor of the city. The Nagpur Municipal Corporation has consisted of 151 seats and there are 149 corporators, and there are two seats which should be filled. One seat is vacant due to the recent demise of BJP corporator Jagdish Gawalbanshi and the other seat was fallen vacant due the BJP corporator Durga Hathithele was stated that she was ineligible.
At present BJP has 106 corporators while Congress has 29. And for this current election it has been reported that many strong contenders in the city are making all the efforts to emerge as a winner.
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