Reservations notified for mayors, deputies

The Urban Development Department has notified reservations for the post of mayor and deputy mayor in nine city corporations in the State, including Bangalore.

The Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike is in its 11th term after the reservation rotation was introduced way back in 2005, while other city corporations are in their 13th term. The BBMP had no elected body for nearly three-and-half years from 2006.

The post of mayor for the next term in the Palike is reserved for SC-Woman, while that of the deputy mayor is for BC-A. In the 13th term, the mayor post will go to BCM-A and that of the deputy mayor to general category.

In a majority of the corporations, the 13th term of the mayor and deputy mayor is going to conclude soon. The elections to the posts will be held on Feb 25 for Davangere and Mangalore corporations. In Bellary it will be on Feb 28, Mar 5 in Hubli-Dharwad, Mar 7 in Gulbarga, Mar 29 in Belgaum and in April in  Mysore. As per the notification issued on Thursday in Bangalore, the reservation for the posts for the 14th term has been given in the box.

 

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