Governance paralysis: Impact of no BBMP poll on Bengaluru civic life

The delay in holding BBMP elections stems from political manoeuvring, administrative changes, and legal challenges.

BySouth First Desk

Published Jun 06, 2024 | 1:15 PMUpdatedJun 06, 2024 | 1:15 PM

File photo of the BBMP

It has been nearly four years since Bengaluru’s civic body, Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) last conducted council elections. This has severely impacted the city’s governance, reducing political accountability and transparency and leading to a disconnect between the bureaucracy and the public’s needs. The delay in holding BBMP elections stems from political manoeuvring, administrative changes, and legal challenges.

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