14th Jan 2021 01:01:AM State
Eastern Sentinel Arunachal News

ES Reporter

ITANAGAR, Jan 13: Amidst the tug-off war and speculations on who will be the first Mayor of the Itanagar Municipal Corporation (IMC), today the state BJP party who won ten seats in the recently concluded    Corporation election has conferred the Mayor ticket to Corporator of Ward No. 17 Tame Phassang. Confirming the report, State BJP President Biyuram Waghe in his official social media account has confirmed Phassang's name as the official candidate for the Mayor of IMC.  ‘ I, express my warmest congratulations to  Tame Phassang , on being selected as a party candidate for Mayor of the Itanagar Municipal Corporation. I am sure his leadership will bring more prosperity and enthusiasm to the party as well as to society,’ stated the President. As the state BJP has only ten Corporators and need one more to form Urban Local Body (ULB) government in IMC, the former State BJP President and incumbent Advisor to Chief Minister Tai Tagak has cleared the air by disclosing that the lone National Peoples Party (NPP) Corporator will be on board and has been offered the post of Deputy Mayor.
BJP and NPP finally inked an alliance in the Itanagar Municipal Corporation (IMC) today. The strength of IMC is 20 Corporators, out of which the BJP has ten Corporators, JDU has nine Corporators, and NPP has one Corporator. BJP-NPP combine has the required strength of 11 (Eleven) Corporators , with this road to swearing in of Tame Phassang as the Mayor from BJP and  Biri Bhasang as the Deputy Mayor has been cleared, stated Tagak in a statement .
The swearing-in ceremony of newly elected Corporators as well as  election for Mayor, Deputy Mayor  is expected to be held  on  January 15 next.

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