Shinde-Fadnavis Government in Maharashtra recommends a change to the number of corporators in 26 Municipal Corporations

by Web Desk | Published: 03 Aug 2022

BMC Elections 2022
On Wednesday, the Shinde-Fadnavis administration authorised a change to the proportion of corporators in each of the 26 Municipal Corporations—outside of Mumbai—according to their respective populations. This was accomplished at the cabinet meeting presided over by DCM Devendra Fadnavis and Chief Minister Eknath Shinde.
 
The minimum and maximum numbers of elected members in Municipal Corporations having a population of more than 3 lakh and up to 6 lakh are 65 and 85, respectively. One additional member of the Municipal Corporation would be provided for every 15,000 people living in a city with a population of more than 3 lakhs. The minimum and maximum numbers of elected members in Municipal Corporations with a population of more than 6 lakh and up to 12 lakh are 85 and 115, respectively. The provision would be made for one additional Municipal Corporation member for every 20,000 people over 6 lakh.
 
Provision will be made for one additional member of the municipality for every 40,000 people over 12 lakhs. One additional member of the Municipal Corporation would be provided for every 50,000 people living in a city with a population over 24 lakhs. One additional municipal member would be granted for every 1 lakh of population beyond 30 lakh.
 
The minimum and maximum numbers of elected members in municipal corporations with populations of more than 12 lakh and up to 24 lakh are 115 and 151, respectively. The minimum and maximum numbers of elected members in Municipal Corporations with populations of more than 24 lakh and up to 30 lakh are 151 and 161, respectively. There must be at least 161 and no more than 175 elected members in Municipal Corporations with a population of more than 30 lakh.
 
 
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