Mumbai, today BMC election is to be held which consist of 227 wards. The municipal corporation elections stand significant as many political people consider this election as semi-final to Maharashtra assembly elections in year 2019.
BJP broke its 25-year alliance with Shiv Sena and supposed to lead alone in these elections, Congress and Nationalist Congress Party also to regain power in the state in these elections. At present Congress and nationalist congress party’s alliance is ruling 4 municipal corporations.
Many party-political leaders like Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis, Shiv Sena leader Uddhav Thackeray casted vote in Mumbai today. BMC election results will be declared on 23rd February 2017. BMC is richest municipal body on India which has 30,000 Crore budgets.