Sheela Bhavre elected 4th woman mayor of Nanded

first_imgCongress candidates Sheela Bhavre and Vinay Patil-Girde on Wednesday were elected unopposed as Mayor and Deputy Mayor respectively of the Nanded-Waghala Municipal Corporation (NWMC). The party had retained control of the civic body in the recently held polls, winning 73 of the 81 seats. This was the first time in the history of the NWMC, which was formed in 1997, that the mayoral post was reserved for a female candidate from the Scheduled Caste (SC) category for the first two-and-a-half years. Ms. Bhavre has become the fourth woman to be elected as the first citizen of the NWMC.The elections were held during a special general body meeting chaired by Nanded District Collector.last_img

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