Mayor of Pune

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The Mayor of Pune is the first citizen of the Indian city of Pune. The person is the chief of the Pune Municipal Corporation, but his/her role is largely ceremonial as the real powers are vested in the Municipal Commissioner. He/She is elected from within the ranks of the council in a quinquennial election. The elections are conducted in all 76 regions in the city to elect corporators. The Mayor is generally the leader of a party (or coalition of parties) that has a majority. Mukta Tilak (belonging to the Bhartiya Janata Party) is the current Mayor of Pune.