Nanda Joshi as Deputy Mayor and Dr. Hitendra Patel elected as Chairman of the Standing Committee
Ending the speculations Vadodara city gets its 28th Mayor on Wednesday. Keyur Rokadia is elected as Mayor of Vadodara Mahanagar Seva Sadan, Nanda Joshi as the Deputy Mayor and Dr. Hitendra Patel as Chairman of the Standing Committee. After the selection the supporters, friends and well wishers greet the newly elected at the BJP office at Manubhai Tower.
The BJP got a landslide victory in the Vadodara Mahanagar Seva Sadan general election with 69 seats. After that there was a lot of speculation about who would be chosen as the mayor and chairman of the standing committee in the corporation.
Names of Keyur Rokadia, Parakram Singh Jadeja, Dr. Shital Mistry, Dr. Hitendra Patel were being discussed. Discussions were also underway on various names for the posts of Deputy Mayor and Chairman of the Standing Committee which ends today as the party declared the names on Wednesday.
The BJP had selected the 28th mayor, deputy mayor and chairman of the standing committee of the corporation in view of the forthcoming assembly elections scheduled in 2022. City BJP president Dr. Vijay Shah announced three important positions by opening a mandate of three names from the state body. BJP leaders including state general secretary Bhargava Bhatt along with supporters were present on the occasion. After announcement of names, the newly appointed appointees were greeted by supporters and well-wishers.
The first meeting was held at Gandhinagar Gruh after the announcement of the mayor, deputy mayor and chairman of the standing committee at the BJP office. As per the procedure, 12 names of Mayor, Deputy Mayor, Standing Committee chairman and it’s members were announced in the meeting.
Keyur Rokadia, who was elected as the new mayor, said that the development will continue unabated by the BJP like the last 25 years. The basic facilities including clean water, roads, street lights, drainage will be given priority. Focus is on for an all round development of the city.