The officers of the Ghaziabad municipal company on Saturday mentioned the 12-member executive committee of the municipal body will likely be elected on June 23 and the committee can have illustration of members from numerous political events in accordance with the proportion of seats they secured within the native body polls, the outcomes of which had been introduced on Might 13.
The officers mentioned the committee members, who’re chosen from among the many newly elected councillors, will likely be determined on June 23 both by consensus or by means of voting within the absence of a consensus among the many events.
The executive committee is taken into account the second highest body after the company board and has powers to make coverage choices and likewise take up the choices concerning the day-to-day functioning of the (*23*) body.
The Bharatiya Janata Occasion (BJP) this election secured 66 councillor seats within the 100 member Home whereas the second greatest variety of seats– 14 — was secured by unbiased candidates. The opposition events had been lowered to simply 20 and these embody three first time seats gained by the Aam Aadmi Occasion, two every by Apni Jantantrik Occasion and All India Majlis-E-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM).
The opposite three main political events such because the Bahujan Samaj Occasion, Samajwadi Occasion and the Congress might safe solely 5, 5 and three seats, respectively.
“The 12-member executive committee will likely be fashioned on June 23. If the events attain a consensus over the names of the 12 members, the chosen candidates will likely be elected unopposed. In any other case, there will likely be a vote within the Home,” mentioned Nitin Gaur, municipal commissioner.
“There have been cases of a consensus amongst events, like within the earlier time period, and the executive committee was fashioned with out a want to vote. This time, unbiased candidates would additionally like to have a illustration as they maintain the second highest variety of councillor seats within the company. If greater than 12 councillors file their nomination, the executive committee members will likely be elected by means of vote; in any other case the 12 members will likely be elected unopposed,” mentioned Rajendra Tyagi, former councillor from Raj Nagar.
The earlier time period of the Home ended on January 22 whereas the newly elected mayor and the councillors took oath on Might 27.
“The executive committee additionally has powers to approve coverage choices whereas the bigger choices may also be referred to the company board,” Tyagi mentioned.