Akola Municipal Corporation

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Akola Municipal Corporation
अकोला महानगरपालिका
Vijay Agrawal, Bhartiya Janta Party
Deputy Mayor
Vaishali Shelke, Bhartiya Janta Party
Ajay Lahane
Seats 80
Last election

The Akola Municipal Corporation is the governing body of the city of Akola in the Indian state of Maharashtra. The municipal corporation consists of democratically elected members, is headed by a mayor and administers the city's infrastructure, public services and police. Members from the state's leading various political parties hold elected offices in the corporation. Akola municipal corporation is located in Akola.

Corporation Election 2017[edit]

Political performance in Election 2017[edit]

The results of Election 2017 are shown in the following table.[1]

S.No. Party Name Party flag or symbol Number of Elected members
01 Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) 48
02 Shiv Sena (SS) Indian Election Symbol Bow And Arrow.png 08
03 Indian National Congress (INC) Flag of the Indian National Congress.svg 13
04 Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) NCP-flag.svg 05
05 All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (MIM) kite 01
06 Bharipa Bahujan Mahasangh (BBM) 03
07 Independent No flag.svg 02

Municipal limit extension[edit]

The municipal limit of Akola Municipal Corporation was finalized to be extended on 30 Aug 2016 taking into the Municipal area surrounding 24 suburbs and villages. This has raised the area to 128 km2 and population to 537,137. The Municipal region is thus subdivided into 20 wards with 4 members for each accounting 80 total seats.