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As COVID strikes Ahmedabad, babus run the show in AMC, corporators go missing

Just two months ago Ahmedabad voted several new representatives yet when the city is passing through its worst crisis in the form of COVID it is the bureaucrats at the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) who are running the show and not the corporators. In fact, despite the city reporting shortage of beds, vaccines, oxygen, and...

Who will be Ahmedabad’s Mayor? Here are the probable names

After the BJP won a sweeping victory in the AMC polls, it is likely to announce the mayor of the city on Wednesday following a meeting of elected corporators. The names of Arvind Parmar, Kirit Parmar, Himanshu Vada, and Dr. Chandrakant Chauhan are being tossed for the post of mayor. The meeting of the elected...

Civic body elections: Most corporators spent their grants on boards, benches & tree guards!

As six municipal corporations in Gujarat head for civic body polls on February 21, the questions citizens need to ask is how have corporators performed during their term. Details sought by Jagrut Yuva Seva Samiti have found that most of the grants given to corporators were spent on benches and tree guards. A lot of the...

Civic body polls: Three-term rule will end re-election dream of 16 BJP AMC corporators

The BJP has announced the rules for the civic body polls under which candidates who have had three terms will not be considered for contesting the elections. This is part of the party’s efforts to promote young blood in the civic body elections. The new rules will mean 16 BJP corporators of the AMC have...