While Bengaluru’s Mayor is seen as a powerless figurehead, it is time to change the narrative. We need to believe in the idea of an empowered and visionary mayor who can lead, like in the rest of the world.
JD(S) corporator M Anand from Radhakrishna Temple ward was elected as the Deputy Mayor in the polls marked by controversy over the suspension of voting rights of Independent MP Rajeev Chandrashekhar and BJP’s PC Mohan.
Ex-Mayor and BJP candidate from Shanthinagar, Murthy blames the lack of cooperation from the previous MLA and councillors for the woes of the constituency; says, his experience as mayor and corporator will help him solve problems.
The fate of 132 cases against BBMP engineers is in question with the transfer of BMTF head Rajvir P Sharma. BBMP has decided to transfer the cases against the engineers, related to the building violations, to the concerned police stations.