Parbhani: Pratap Deshmukh of the NCP has been elected as the first mayor of Parbhani Municipal Corporation while party man Sajju Lala was elected as the Deputy Mayor.
Deshmukh, who bagged 33 votes won the elections pipping his rival Bhagwan Waghmare of the Congress, who polled 24 votes. In the deputy mayor election, Sajju Lala polled 33 and Shivaji Bharose of the Congress got 24 votes.
Shivsena remained neutral while two members of the BJP supported NCP. Tirumala M Khillare and Dilip Thakur of the BJP and G H Khan, an independent candidate voted for NCP, that has 30 members.