The new governing bodies for 11 Municipal Corporations and 75 municipalities were formed after the Municipal Election Results were declared and the election for the new mayors and chairpersons were conducted on Tuesday. The Municipal Corporations will have one mayor and two deputy mayors, while the Municipalities will have a chairperson and two vice-chairpersons, This was brought in after an ordinance was promulgated by the Andhra Pradesh Government to be approved by Governor Biswabhusan Harichandan.
As per Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy directives BC’s,SC’s and women were given top priority for the selection of candidates for the post of Mayors and Chairpersons in heading the civic bodies accounting for 78 percent of the total seats, much more than the normal quota norms. Government Advisor (Public Affairs) Sajjala Ramakrishna Reddy, said that of the total 86 posts of mayors and chairpersons, 40 were given to BC’s, 12 for minorities while women were given 52 seats on the whole.
List of Mayors, Deputy Mayors
Vizianagaram Corporation: Vempadapu Vijaya Lakshmi -Mayor
Muchu Naga Lakshmi and Kolagatla Shravani as Deputy Mayors
Visakhapatnam Corporation: Golagani Hari Venkata Kumari as GVMC Mayor and Giyani Sridhar as Deputy Mayor.
Vijayawada Corporation: Bhamana Bhagya Lakshmi Mayor and Bellam Durga as Deputy Mayor.
Machilipatnam: Moka Venkateswaramma - Mayor and Lanka Suri Babu, Tantepudi Kavitha as Deputy Mayors.
Guntur Corporation: K Manohar Naidu - Mayor and B Balavajra Babu as Deputy Mayor.
Ongole Corporation: Gangada Sujatha as Mayor and V Suryanarayana as Deputy Mayor.
Tirupati Corporation: Dr K Sirisha as Mayor
Chittoor Corporation: S Amuda as Mayor and Chandrasekhar as Deputy Mayor.
Anantapur Corporation: Wasim Saleem as Mayor and Vasanthi Sahitya as Deputy Mayor
Kadapa Corporation: Suresh Babu - Mayor
Kurnool Corporation: B.Y. Ramaiah as Mayor and S Renuka as Deputy Mayor.