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BMC Elections opinion polls & surveys

Date Agency SS BJP INC MNS NCP Others
Feb 2017 India Today-Axis Survey 86 - 92 80-88 30-34 5-7 3-6 2-7
Feb 2017 Zee 24 Taas 90 - 95 70-82 27-34 5-7 3-6 2-5
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Past BMC Election Results 2017

Party 2017
Shiv Sena 84
Bharatiya Janata Party 82
Indian National Congress 31
Maharashtra Navnirman Sena 07
Nationalist Congress Party 09
OTHERS 14

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Environmentalists against the decision of Environment Minister Aaditya Thackeray ahead of BMC electi...

16 Oct 2021

In June 2021, Maharashtra’s Environment Minister Aaditya Thackeray with Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) officials and experts of the environment gave a visit to Mumbai’s Powai Lake to start the work on a 10.2 Km, cycling track. Maharashtra’s Environment Minister Aaditya Thackeray, son of Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray also holds the position of state tourism minister. He was a part of the recce of the area which joi...

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Past BMC Election Results 2017 VS 2012

Party Difference 2017 2012
SS + 09 84 75
BJP + 51 82 31
INC - 21 31 82
MNS - 21 07 28
NCP - 04 09 13
OTHERS - 14 14 28

FAQ

1. What exactly are BMC elections?

BMC or Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation elections are local civic body elections held in Mumbai after every five years.
Shiv Sena, BJP, INC, NCP, MNS, Samajwadi Party are the major political parties of Maharashtra that contest in the BMC elections.
The BMC elections 2022 will be conducted in the month of February next year.
The Mahavikas Aghadi (Shiv Sena + NCP + Congress) is the ruling alliance in Maharashtra. But Indian National Congress (INC) has announced that it will contest the BMC elections 2022 independently.
The last BMC elections were held in the year 2017, in which Shiv Sena was the biggest party with 97 seats.
Mumbai has a total of 227 wards, and the majority to win is 114 seats.
Kishori Pednekar (Shiv Sena) is holding the authority as the Mayor from 22 November, 2019.
BMC is India’s richest municipal corporation; its annual budget exceeds that of some of the smaller states in India. It is said that whoever wins the BMC elections, rules the capital of Maharashtra.
Iqbal Singh Chahal is the current Municipal Commissioner of Mumbai.
Last BMC elections were held in 2017, in which Shiv Sena came out as the biggest party with a total of 97 seats.
Shiv Sena is the ruling party. Shiv Sena won the 2017 BMC elections, securing 97 seats. Followed by:
BJP - 82 seats
INC - 31
NCP - 9
Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation
The mayor is the head and is considered the top authority of the corporation.
The BMC is the richest municipal corporation not only in India but it is considered as the richest in Asia, with an annual budget of over Rs. 30,000 crore.
The Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM).
BMC mainly controls the financial matters - expenditure, taxation, approval of contracts, implementing policies. There are several committees in BMC.
BMC was vested with powers in 1888, under the Bombay municipal corporation act.