The BJP is in its fifth year after a four-year Congress-JDS alliance
After four years of Congress-JDS alliance rule, the BJP is in the helm of the BBMP for the
last five years. N Gautam Kumar of the Jogupalya ward has won the election with 129
votes as mayor.
Vao: Congress candidate Satyanarayana lost 112 votes while Gautam Kumar won by 17
votes. Ram Mohan Raj of the Bommanahalli ward has won a majority as the deputy mayor.
Among the non-party supporters, Anand and Mujahid Pasha supported the alliance, while
Chandrappa Reddy, Gundanna (Lakshminarayana) Gayatri, Ramesh and Mamata
Sharavana supporters. Devdas, rebel corporators of the JDS, and Manjula Narayanaswamy
walked out of the election, violating the whip. But supporters of ineligible lawmakers, who
were supposed to be absent, supported the alliance by attending the election.