BBMP Council: First day, first show

A historic first session of the Bruhat Bengaluru city council saw all 198 corporators assume office. Here's a roundup of the sitting in pictures.

Since the formation of Bruhat Bengaluru in January 2007, the BBMP’s first ever council session took place on April 23rd. All 198 corporators were sworn in and the city got a new mayor and deputy mayor. The session itself was rather eventful with both bouquets and brickbats thrown about.

See the pictures in a special Citizen Matters slideshow.

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  1. Srikanth Parthasarathy says:

    Very good slide show! 1st pic is truly amazing!

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