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|Bharathiya Janata Party wins
By Mohan Shenoy
| Bangalore or Bengaluru is the name given to a large metropolis in the state of
Karnataka, in the Indian Union.
Bengaluru is also the capital of Karnataka state and the population of this city is
around 6 million but for a authentic figure one should wait for the census of 2011 to be
Like all major cities, Bengaluru also is entitled to be ruled by elected representatives
from the population. The elected body is called the Corporation of Brihath Bengaluru
Mahaanagar Palike (BBMP). (Greater Bangalore Metropolitan Council.)
About three years ago the state government expanded the land area of Bangalore
city and called it Greater Bangalore. The council of the older Bangalore was dissolved and a
new corporation council was proposed. The elections to the corporators' post are held on
28th March 2010.
The results gave a massive preference for the Bharathiya Janata Party. The council
will meet and decide on the Mayor and other office bearers. The mandate for the new council
is obvious. The developmental work done during the past year or two is encouraging.