Mumbai : Mayor Kishori Pednekar along with other corporators have started agitation against the officials in the mayor’s office. Ward committee elections were to be held today. But administration officials were absent. So the enraged mayor started a sit-in agitation with the officials in the hall.
Mumbai Mayor Kishori Pednekar along with other corporators agitated against the officials in the mayor’s office. Ward committee election was held today. But administration officials were absent. So the angry mayor staged a sit-in agitation with the officials in the hall@ashish_jadhao https://t.co/Ct4fYeN6GF pic.twitter.com/Gwch8jfFIO
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The absence of the Assistant Commissioner and other officials has cast doubt on the ward committee election. The reason why these officers were absent is not understood. Meanwhile, the Shiv Sena has been targeted by the opposition in this regard. BJP’s Bhalchandra Shirsat has raised the question of how helpless the mayor of Mumbai is, as his own officials did not show up for the elections and had to hold a sit-in agitation in front of his office today.
Meanwhile, a different picture was seen in the election for the post of Chairman of the Statutory Committees of the Mumbai Municipal Corporation. As Mahavikas is leading in the state, Mumbai Municipal Corporation also got the lead. Voting by NCP and Samajwadi Party as well as Congress withdrew its candidature and indirectly supported Shiv Sena. Therefore, Shiv Sena maintained its dominance by defeating BJP alone. Meanwhile, in the backdrop of the municipal elections to be held in 2022, it is being speculated that efforts will be made to form a grand alliance in the municipality by giving committees to all the three parties to fight the BJP.
The developments in the Legislative Committee elections have paved the way for the formation of a grand alliance of Shiv Sena, Congress, NCP and Samajwadi Party in the municipality. With the general elections in February 2022, the year 2021 is important for all parties. Therefore, the picture is that the formation and alignment of the front is underway.