Maharashtra Municipal Council Elections Results 2017 : Maharashtra Municipal Corporation Elections for BMC declared for 21st February and counting on 23rd Februrary. Election Code of Conduct will come into effect immediately. Limit for election spending is Rs. 5 lakh per candidate. Maharashtra Zilla Parishad elections, the two stages of the election would be held on February 16 and February 21, ten municipal corporations of Mumbai, Thane, Nagpur, Nashik, Pune, Pimpri-Chinchwad, Amravati, Akola, Ulhasnagar and will be held in Solapur.

Maharashtra Municipal Council Elections Results

Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) Election 2017

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) also known as Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai is the civic body that governs the capital city of Mumbai in Maharashtra and is India’s richest municipal organization. The BMC’s annual budget is more than that of some of the small states of India. Established under the Bombay Municipal Corporation Act 1888, it is responsible for the civic infrastructure and administration of the city and some suburbs of Mumbai. In 2014, Trishna Vishwasrao became the first female corporator to be leader of the Corporation’s house.

Vidhan Sabha Elections

  • 1952: ‘Bombay State’ (26-March-1952; incl. Gujarat, Bijapur; minus Marathwada, Vidarbha) Total: 315. Congress: 269, Socialists: 9, PWP: 14, Ind: 18 [4]
  • 1957: Elections to ‘Bombay State’ in 1957 included the areas which formed part of Maharashtra when it was formed in 1960, including Vidarbha and Marathwada. It also included Gujarat region but not Saurashtra which later became part of Gujarat State. Total: 396. Congress: 234, PSP: 36, CPI: 13, Jan Sangh: 4, PWP (शे का प): 31, SCF: 13, Independents: 64. (Chief Minister: Yeshwantrao Chavan, from April 1957)
    The State of Maharashtra was formed in May 1960, and the first general elections after its formation were held in 1962.
  • 1962: Total Seats: 264. Congress: 215/264, PWP (शे का प): 15; (Chief Ministers: Yeshwantrao Chavan, Marotrao Kannamwar, Vasantrao Naik) [5]
    – More details: Maharashtra Legislative Assembly election, 1962
  • 1967: Total: 270. Congress: 203, PWP: 19, CPI: 10, Praja Socialists: 8, RPI: 5, Jan sangh: 4, SSP: 4 (CM: Vasantrao Naik)
    – More details: Maharashtra Legislative Assembly election, 1967
  • 1972: Total: 264. Congress: 222, PWP: 7, Jan Sangh: 5 . (CMs: Vasantrao Naik, Shankarrao Chavan, Vasantdada Patil) [6]
  • 1978: Total: 288. Janata: 99, Congress: 69, Congress(Indira): 62 . (CMs: Vasantdada Patil (Cong), Sharad Pawar (Rebel Cong)) [7]
  • 1980: Total: 288. Congress(I): 186 ; Opposition : Sharad Congress: 47, Janata Party: 17, BJP: 14 (CMs: A R Antulay + Babasaheb Bhosale + Vasantdada Patil)
  • 1985: Total: 288. Congress(I): 161 ; Opposition : Sharad Congress: 54, Janata Party: 20, BJP: 16 (CMs: Shivajirao Patil Nilangekar + Shankarrao Chavan + (after merging with Congress) Sharad Pawar)
  • 1990: Total: 288. Congress: 141 ; Shiv Sena + BJP: 52 + 42. (Congress CMs: Sharad Pawar + Sudhakarrao Naik + again Sharad Pawar)
  • 1995: Total: 288. Shiv Sena + BJP: 73+65 (138); Congress: 80. (Shiv Sena CMs: Manohar Joshi + Narayan Rane)
  • 1999: Total: 288. Congress: 75; Pawar’s NCP: 58; Shiv Sena + BJP: 69+56=125 . Post-poll Cong-NCP alliance (Congress CMs: Vilasrao Deshmukh + Sushilkumar Shinde)
  • 2004: Total: 288. Congress + NCP: 69+71 (140); Shiv Sena + BJP: 62+54 (Congress CMs: Vilasrao Deshmukh + Ashok Chavan)
  • 2009: Total: 288. Congress + NCP: 82+62 (144); Shiv Sena + BJP: 44+46 (Congress CMs: Ashok Chavan + Prithviraj Chavan)
  • 2014: Total: 288. BJP+Allies: 122+1, Shiv Sena: 63, Congress: 42, NCP (Sharad Pawar’s Party): 41 (CMs: Devendra Fadnavis (BJP))

Maharashtra Municipal Council Elections Results

The Maharashtra Vidhan Sabha or the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly is the lower house of the bicameral legislature of the Indian state of Maharashtra. It is situated in the Nariman Point area of South Mumbai in the capital Mumbai. Presently, 288 members of the Legislative Assembly are directly elected from the single-seat constituencies and one member is nominated. The members of the upper house, the Maharashtra Vidhan Parishad (the legislative council) are indirectly elected through an electoral college.

For the 13th Legislative Assembly, elections for which were held in 2014, 165 of the 288 elected members of the assembly face serious criminal charges including murder, attempt to murder, bringing communal disharmony, kidnapping and crime against women.