Shiv Sena retains Mayor in NMC

Shiv Sena candidate Naina Gholap was elected as Mayor of the Nashik Municipal Corporation (NMC) in the Mayoral elections held on Monday.

Last Updated: Dec 07, 2009, 18:24 PM IST

Nashik: Shiv Sena candidate Naina Gholap was
elected as Mayor of the Nashik Municipal Corporation (NMC) in
the Mayoral elections held on Monday.

Gholap polled 51 votes while her opponent Congress-NCP
candidate Maya Dive polled 39 votes.

With 12 MNS remaining neutral, Shiv Sena retained the
post with the help of independents, NMC sources said.

Meanwhile, Devayani Pharande of BJP won the deputy Mayor
elections defeating Congress-NCP candidate Manohar Borade.
Pharande polled 51 votes, while Borade could muster only 39.

In the 107-member NMC, Shiv Sena has 24 members, BJP 14,
MNS 12, Congress 21, NCP 17, BSP 3, RPI 2, CPM 1, LJP 1, SP 1,
PWP 1 and others 10.

PTI