HomeLatest News & ViewsDraft prepared to divide Bhopal into two municipal corporations in east and west; BJP’s strong objection
Draft prepared to divide Bhopal into two municipal corporations in east and west; BJP’s strong objection
8th October 2019
Bhopal, October 8, 2019 (Ataullah Faizan): T . Before the municipal elections, the collector has released the draft on Monday night by dividing the city of Bhopal into two parts (Bhopal East and Bhopal West). The proposed new municipal corporation in the name of Bhopal East will have 31 wards. The areas of Kolar, Bavaria, Misrod, Bagmugaliya, Katara, BHEL, Ayodhya Nagar, Bhanpur and Karond have been included. Former Chief Minister Shivraj Singh has strongly objected to this, saying that Bhopal is being divided for vote bank, Bhopal was one and will remain the same. Bhopal West Municipal Corporation will comprise 54 wards out of the existing 85. The district administration has set a 7-day time limit for claim-objection to the proposed draft. After this it will be sent to the government for approval. The final notification of the formation of two bodies will be issued only after getting the permission of the Governor. If the resolution is passed, Bhopal will be the first city in the state to have two municipal corporations in the same district. How will it be divided? The draft of two municipal corporations has been prepared, but how will the sharing of interconnected facilities and services like drinking water supply and garbage Khanty? How will the entire city benefit from central government schemes like Smart City, Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana and Project Amrit? Like, no one has answers to many questions yet. Congress government has canceled the proposal of Kolar NAP After the formation of the Congress government, a notification was issued to separate ward number 80 to 85 from Bhopal Municipal Corporation. But after the Lok Sabha elections, Urban Housing and Development Minister Jayawardhan Singh rejected the Kolar NAP formation. After this, the exercise of two municipal corporations started. After discussing three different suggestions, the District Congress had proposed the formation of East Bhopal and West Bhopal Municipal Corporation.