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Mayor of Bhagalpur and Gaya reserved for Women Patna, 8 August
The Gaya town Council has reserved the post of Mayor for a Scheduled
cast Woman and the Bhagalpur Council to a woman of any community. The
State Election Commission Secretary Mr Suman Kumar said that the reservation
would be rotated according to the population. This revervation would
be in effect for five years. That is there was provision for the election
of a mayor on an annual basis but the duration of the councils would
be five years. In this respect the post of Mayor in both Gaya and Bhagalpur
would be reserved for women for five years each. After five years when
there was another election this cycle would be deemed to be complete.
That is apart from in these two municipalities the revervation would
come into effect.