Delhi to get a woman Mayor


Delhi will get a woman Mayor today. The mayor and deputy mayor will be elected today by the second municipal house. The post of mayor in Delhi is a five single year term on a rotation basis with the first year being reserved for women, the second for open category, third for reserved category and the remaining two again for the open category. Thus Delhi will get a woman mayor this year.

The nominees for the post of mayor are -Shelly Oberoi and Ashu Thakur (AAP) and Rekha Gupta (BJP). Shelly Oberoi is said to be AAP’s main contender.
Aruna Asaf Ali was the first mayor of Delhi and Rajni Abbi the last mayor till MCD was trifurcated in 2012. After 10 long years, a woman mayor will again take charge. Former mayor of North Delhi Jai Prakash said that Delhi has the good fortune to now again have one mayor for the whole city.



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