Mayor of Mumbai

Mayor of Mumbai
Mayor of Mumbai
Shraddha Jadhav

since 2009
Term length 2.5
Formation 1931

The Mayor of Mumbai is the first citizen of the Indian city of Mumbai. The person is the chief of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation, but his/her role is largely ceremonial as the real powers are vested in the Municipal Commissioner. The Mayor also plays a functional role in deliberating over the discussions in the Corporation. [1]Shraddha Jadhav (belonging to the Shiv Sena political party) is the current Mayor of Mumbai.[2].


Current Mayor

The current mayor is Shraddha Jadhav of the Shiv Sena, elected in 2009 with 114 votes against her opponent from the Congress, Priscilla Kadam who got 95 votes.[3]

History of the Office

The designation of the President of the Municipal Corporation of Mumbai was changed into that of Mayor, Bombay Municipal Corporation from November 1931.

Election of the Mayor

He/She is elected from within the ranks of the council in a quinquennial election. The elections are conducted in all 227 wards in the city to elect corporators. The party that wins the maximum number of seats holds an internal voting to decide the mayor.

Mayors of Mumbai


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Year Mayor
1931–1932 Mr. J.B. Boman Behram
1932–1933 Mr. V.N. Chandavarkar
1933–1934 Dr. Moreshwar Chintaman Javle
1934–1935 Mr. Hooseinally M. Rahimtoola
1935–1936 Mr. Khurshed Framji Nariman
1936–1937 Mr. Jamnadas M. Mehta
1937–1938 Dr. Elijah Moses
1938–1939 Mr. Sultan M. Chinoy
1939–1940 Mr. Behram N. Karanjia
1940–1941 Mr. Mathooradas Tricamjee
1941–1942 Dr. J.A. Collaco
1942–1943 Mr. Yusuf J. Meherally
1943–1944 Dr. M.D.D. Gilder, Mr. M.R. Masani
1944–1945 Mr. Nagindas T. Master
1945–1946 Dr. Jos. Alban D'Souza
1946–1947 Mr. Mohamedbhoy I.M. Rowjee
1947–1948 Mr. A.P. Sabavala
1948–1949 Dr. M.U. Mascarenhas
1949–1950 Mr. S.K. Patil
1950–1951 Mr. S.K. Patil
1951–1952 Mr. S.K. Patil
1952–1953 Mr. Ganpatishankar N. Desai
1953–1954 Dr. P.A. Dias
1954–1955 Mr. Dahyabhai V. Patel
1955–1956 Mr. N.C. Pupala
1956–1957 Smt. Sulochana M. Modi
1956–1957 Mr. Salebhoy Abdul Kader
1957 - 1957 Dr. Simon C. Fernandes
1957–1958 Mr. M.V. Donde
1958–1959 Mr. S.S. Mirajkar
1959–1960 Mr. P.T. Borale
1960–1961 Mr. Vishnuprasad N. Desai
1961–1962 Mr. V.B. Worlikar
1962–1963 Dr. N.N. Shah
1963–1964 Mr. E.A. Bandookwala
1964–1965 Dr. B.P. Divgi
1965–1966 Mr. M. Madhavan
1966–1967 Mr. S.R. Patkar
1967–1968 Dr. J. Leon D'Souza
1968–1969 Dr. R.N. Kulkarni
1969–1970 Mr. J.K. Joshi
1970–1971 Dr. S.G. Patel
1971–1972 Dr. H.S. Gupte
1972–1973 Mr. R.K. Ganatra
1973–1974 Mr. Sudhir G. Joshi
1974–1975 Mr. B.K. Boman -Behram
1975–1976 Mr. N.D. Mehta
1976–1977 Mr. Manohar G. Joshi
1977–1978 Mr. Murli S. Deora
1978 - 1978 Mr. V.S. Mahadik
1978–1979 Mr. R.K. Chimbulkar
1979–1980 Mr. R.K. Chimbulkar
1980–1981 Mr. Baburao H. Shete
1981–1982 Dr. A.U. Memon
1982–1983 Dr. P.S. Pai
1983–1984 Mr. M.H. Bedi
1984–1985 Corporation was superseded by an Administrator
1985–1986 Mr. Chhagan C. Bhujbal
1986–1987 Mr. Datta Nalawade
1987–1988 Dr. Ramesh Y. Prabhoo
1988–1989 Mr. C.S. Padwal
1989–1990 Mr. Sharad N. Acharya
1990–1991 Mr. Chhagan C. Bhujbal
1991–1992 Mr. Diwakar N. Raote
1992–1993 Mr. C.D. Handore
1993–1994 Mr. R.R. Singh
1994–1995 Smt. Niramala Samant - Prabhavalkar
1995–1996 Mr. R.T. Kadam
1996–1997 Mr. Milind Vaidya
1997–1998 Mrs. Vishakha Raut
1998–1999 Mr. Nandu Satam
1999–2002 Mr. Hareshwar Patil
2002–2005 Mr. Mahadeo B. Deole
2005–2007 Shri. Dattaji Dalvi
2007–2009 Dr. (Smt.) Shubha U. Raul.
2009 - To Date Mrs. Shraddha Shridhar Jadhav

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