Corporators belonging to different political parties appear more enthusiastic in getting themselves elected on the first-time constituted Aurangabad Metropolitan Development Authority (AMDA). As many as 26 corporators have submitted their nominations to contest AMDA elections for 19 seats.
The process of nominations, which started on June 8, ended today (June 15). AMDA will have 45 members, including 30 elected members from different local-self bodies and 15 key authorities from different departments.
Those 26 corporators who have submitted 28 nominations include Kala Oza, Sushil Khedkar, Raju Vaidya, Gajanan Barwal, Trimbyak Tupe, Kirti Shinde, Kailas Gaikwad, Kishore Nagare, Girjaram Halnor, Sanjay Chaudhary, Jagdish Siddh, Anil Jaiswal, Sanjay Kenekar (2), Anil Makariye, Vijay Waghchaure, Rekha Jaiswal, Anand Ghodele, Nuzhat Tarannum, Abdul Rauf (Khalil Khan - 2), Ravi Kawade, Krishna Bankar, Kashinath Kokate, Raju Shinde, Ashok Behade, Parveen Qaiser Khan and Shaikh Asad.
The Aurangabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) is comprised of 99 corporators who will vote and elect 19 members — 12 from Shiv Sena and BJP, seven from Congress-NCP and alliance — of their choice. Also, AMDA will have 10 members from zilla parishad constituency and one from municipal council elected. The district administration has received 62 nominations. As many as 172 sarpanchs, five chairmen of subject committees and one zilla parishad member will cast their votes to elect these 10 members.
The district administration also received three nominations against one seat of Khuldabad Municipal Council. Its 16 counsellors will vote to elect their one representative. The scrutiny of nominations will be held on June 19 and the elections on July 15.