|Member of Legislative Assembly|
|Mayor of Mumbai|
9 March 2012 – 9 September 2014
|Preceded by||Shraddha Jadhav|
|Succeeded by||Snehal Ambekar|
|Born||22 July 1969|
|Political party||Shiv Sena|
Sunil Prabhu (Marathi: सुनील प्रभू) is an Indian politician belonging to the Shiv Sena. He is a member of the 13th Maharashtra Legislative Assembly. He represents the Dindoshi Assembly Constituency. He was the 74th mayor of the city of Mumbai, the capital of the Indian state of Maharashtra, and chief of Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation, the country's richest municipal body.
Early life and career
Prabhu started off his career in 1992 as a personal assistant to a senior Shiv Sena leader and MP, Gajanan Kirtikar, until 1997. It was on Kirtikar's insistence that he had gotten a chance to fight the civic elections from Aarey Colony in 1997. Subsequently, he went on to win three civic elections. However, Prabhu has been voted as the best orator in the civic house on several occasions. He is known for his powerful speeches, especially on financial issues.. He was the leader of the house in BMC for six years.
- 1997: Elected as corporator in Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (1st term)
- 2002: Re-elected as corporator in Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (2nd term)
- 2007: Re-elected as corporator in Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (3rd term)
- 2012: Re-elected as corporator in Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation
- 2012-2014: Mayor of Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation
- 2014: Elected to Maharashtra Legislative Assembly
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