The election for the post of Mayor and Deputy Mayor of Nagpur Municipal Corporation will be held online on Tuesday January 5, 2021 at 11.00 am.
The election will be held through video conferencing at Dr. Punjabrao Deshmukh Smriti Standing Committee Hall at the Corporation Headquarters. Incumbent Mayor Sandeep Joshi and Deputy Mayor Manisha Kothe have resigned from their posts.
Ward 19 ‘D’ corporator Dayashankar Chandrasekhar Tiwari has submitted his nomination for the post of Mayor from Bharatiya Janata Party. Ward 23 ‘B’ corporator Manisha Ashish Dhavade has submitted nomination for the post of Deputy Mayor.
Manoj Kumar Dhonduji Gawande, corporator of ward 33 ‘D’ from Mahavikas Aghadi has submitted his nomination for the post of mayor. Ward 28 B corporator Mangalabai Prashant Gawre has submitted her nomination for the post of Deputy Mayor.
Narendra Nathuji Walade, corporator of ward ‘D’ from Bahujan Samaj Party has submitted his nomination for the post of mayor. Vaishali Avinash Naranware, a corporator of ward 6 ‘K’, has submitted his nomination for the post of mayor.
Ramesh Ganpati Punekar, corporator of ward 20 ‘K’ from Congress party has submitted his nomination for the post of mayor. Rashmi Nilamani Dhurve, corporator of ward 10 ‘B’ from Congress party has submitted nomination for the post of deputy mayor.
All the candidates who have filed their nomination papers for the post of Mayor and Deputy Mayor have been allowed to be present in the House and all other office bearers will have to participate through video conferencing.
45 minutes before the election, the link of the online meeting will be sent to all the office bearers, members and officials. The presiding officer of the election will be the District Collector as a representative of the Divisional Commissioner.
After the meeting starts at 11.00 am on January 5, the presiding officer will scrutinize the nomination papers. After this the names of valid candidates will be announced and 15 minutes will be given to withdraw the application.
The presiding officer will announce the names of the candidates contesting the election. Voting will then take place if necessary. The election decision will be announced by the presiding officer at the end of the meeting.