Home MUMBAI Mumbai gets its Mayor, This time too it’s Shiv Sena

Mumbai gets its Mayor, This time too it’s Shiv Sena

20
SHARE
Vishwanath Mahadeshwar

Mumbai: With chanting of “Modi Modi, Modi Modi” by the BJP corporators inside the BMC hall, Shiv Sena candidate Mr. Vishwanath Mahadeshwar got appointed as Mayor of Mumbai. Vishwanath Mahadeshwar got elected as the new Mayor of Mumbai by the show of hands by the corporators present there.

 

Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis had already cleared that BJP will not contest for Mayoral position and that Shiv Sena’s way is clear to appoint their own candidate for the Mayor of Mumbai. The decision came after Shiv Sena announced that it will not join hands with BJP for electing it’s Mayor. Also, Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray had said that he is exploring the option to end party’s alliance with BJP in Maharashtra and in the centre.

 

ALSO READ:  Watch video: BJP MLA Pooran Prakash slaps toll plaza worker after boom barrier falls in front of his car

BJP, a party with almost equal number of seats won in BMC Election 2017, decided not to challenge Shiv Sena for the Mayor’s position. The speculation is that BJP knows that it has formed it’s government in Maharashtra and in Centre with Sena’s alliance and challenging Shiv Sena for Mayor’s post may act as a catalyst for intensifying the rift between the two allies.

 

ALSO READ:  Pradyuman Murder Case: Police Officials In Radar For Wiping Out The Key Evidence

In the BMC Election 2017, no party has got mandate of 114 seats off 227 total seats in the Corporation to get their own Mayor. The performance of BJP was best of all as it won 82 seats against its 31 in 2014 and Shiv Sena got 2 seats more than BJP’s. Now BJP is trying to soften the bitterness between the two parties post BMC elections but Shiv Sena is in no mood to show mercy. Off-lately Shiv Sena has joined hands with opposition against Fadnavis Government over Loan Waiver for farmers.

 

ALSO READ:  Influence of dictatorship on country's democracy rising: Sonia Gandhi | India News - Times of India

20 COMMENTS

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here