Kishori Pednekar

Kishori Pednekar (IAST:Kiśōrī Pēḍaṇēkara) (25 December 1962) is an Indian politician serving as the current Mayor of Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation,[2][3][4][5][6] which is India‘s richest municipal corporation.[7][8] She was elected as Mayor without any opposition.[9] She worked as a nurse earlier on and once again in 2020, this time to motivate other healthcare workers during COVID-19 pandemic.[10][11]

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Kishori Pednekar
Mayor of Mumbai
Assumed office
22 November 2019
Preceded by Vishwanath Mahadeshwar
Personal details
Born 25 December 1962[1]
Nationality  Indian
Political party Shiv Sena
Residence महापौर बंगला

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Kishori was born in middle class family belonging to Worli Naka, Mumbai. She is a nurse by profession

She joined Shiv Sena after her marriage. She became corporator in 2002 from Lower Parel area in Mumbai.[12][13]

  • 2002: Elected as corporator in Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (Ward No 52)[14][15]
  • 2012: Re-elected as corporator in Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (Ward 191)[16][17][18]
  • 2017: Re-Elected as corporator in Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (Ward 199).[19][20]
  • 2019: Elected as Mayor of Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation
  1. “MyBMC – Welcome to BMC’s Website”. portal.mcgm.gov.in. Retrieved 2021-06-12.
  2. “Shiv Sena’s Kishori Pednekar named Mumbai mayor”.
  3. “किशोरी पेडणेकर मुंबईच्या नव्या महापौर”.
  4. “Inspiring! Mumbai Mayor Kishori Pednekar returns to serve as nurse to motivate Covid warriors”. financialexpress.com. 23 April 2020.
  5. “Mumbai mayor Kishori Pednekar says 76% desilting work completed in western suburbs”. timesofindia.com. 11 May 2021.
  6. “BMC and citizens must work together: Mumbai Mayor Kishori Pednekar”. freepressjournal.in. 19 February 2020.
  7. “BMC to open green channel for octroi”. Financialexpress.com. 2007-09-03. Retrieved 2010-08-25.
  8. “Gold & beautiful, News – Cover Story”. Mumbai Mirror. Archived from the original on 2012-09-03. Retrieved 2010-07-21.
  9. “Kishori Pednekar elected Mumbai’s new Mayor. She starts with three appeals”. Hindustan Times. 2019-11-22. Retrieved 2021-06-12.
  10. “Inspiring! Mumbai Mayor Kishori Pednekar returns to serve as nurse to motivate Covid warriors”. The Financial Express. 2020-04-27. Retrieved 2021-06-12.
  11. “Mumbai Mayor Dons Her Old Nursing Uniform To Motivate Corona Warriors”. NDTV.com. Retrieved 2021-06-12.
  12. “Tracing the journey of Kishori Pednekar; A fiery mayor with a heart”. Mid Day. 24 November 2019.
  13. “Maharashtra: Shiv Sena corporator Kishori Pednekar elected as BMC Mayor”. ANI News. Retrieved 2021-06-12.
  14. “Kishori Pednekar: मुंबईच्या महापौर वादळी वारा झेलत थेट रस्त्यावर उतरल्या आणि…” Maharashtratimes.com. 18 May 2021.
  15. “BMC must function in Marathi: Sena”. thehindu.com. 4 April 2017.
  16. “2012 BMC election winners list”.
  17. “Women on top at BMC, clinch top 3 corporator spots: The Praja Foundation’s report card has said the three best performing corporators in the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) are Kishori Pednekar, Sweta Korgaonkar and Priti Satam”. dnaindia.com. 29 September 2018.
  18. “Know your candidates (Ward 151-227)”. mid-day.com. 15 February 2012.
  19. “Traffic, housing cause angst in ward with chawls & highrises”. timesfindia.indiatimes.com. 14 February 2017.
  20. “Ward No. 199”. himdustantimes.com. 21 February 2017.

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