Mangaluru: The post mayor of Mangaluru city’s next Mayor has been reserved for a woman from general category and the Deputy Mayor for a candidate from the scheduled caste category, according to an official notification from the State government dated Thursday, November 10.
The names of Kavita Sanil and Appi, the two chairpersons of the standing committee are making rounds as the eligible candidates for the post of Mayor. Kavita Vasu, Sabita Misquith, and Pratibha Kulai’s names are also being discussed even though the Mayoral elections are four months away.
Below is the reservation criteria fixed by the State government for the posts of Mayor and Deputy Mayor in other city corporations:
Ballari: General, woman (general category)
Belagavi: Woman (woman BC A category), general
Bengaluru: Woman (general category), general
Davanagere: Woman BC B category, general
Hubballi-Dharwad: BCA, woman (SC category)
Kalaburagi: General, woman (general category)
Mysuru: General, woman (general category)
Shivamogga: SC, woman (ST category)
Tumakuru: ST, woman (BC A category)
Vijaypaura: Woman (SC), BC A category