Did Shiv Sena deliberately sideline experienced corporators?

    Did Shiv Sena deliberately sideline experienced corporators?
    Mumbai  -  

    Mumbai’s former mayors who got elected as corporators are being sidelined by Shiv Sena. The Sena’s former mayor Vishakha Raut has been given the responsibility to look after civil committee while former mayor Milind Vaidya has been told to look after G North ward’s various committees. 

    Corporators had filed for the BMC’s civil committee (city), the civil committee (suburbs), health committee, market and garden committee, legal committee, women and child welfare chairman post and handed over the forms to the BMC’s secretary Narayan Pathade.


    Civil Committee (city)
    Chairman - Former mayor Vishakha Raut
    Civil Committee (city)
    Deputy- Chairman Ameya Ghole

    Civil Commitee (Suburbs)
    Chairman – Tulshiram Shinde
    Civil Commitee (Suburbs)
    Deputy- Chairman – Pramod Shinde

    Health commitee
    Chairman – Rohini Kamble
    Deputy chairman – Samadhan Sarvankar

    Market and garden committee
    Chairman- Sanvi Patil
    Deputy Chairman – Geeta Singhan

    Legal Committee
    Chairman – Advocate Suhas Chandrakant Wadkar
    Deputy Chairman – Chandrawati More

    Women and Child Welfare committee
    Chairman – Sindhu Masurkar
    Deputy Chairman – Thevar Mariamma

    Except for Vishakha Raut, first-time corporators bagged the chairman post. It is being said that Shiv Sena has insulted former mayors by keeping them away from the chairman post. The Sena’s senior corporator said that if former mayors feel that they are being insulted then they should not accept the post and they should not contest corporator elections as well. 

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