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Pushyamitra Bhargava, who became the Mayor of Indore, will administer oath as the 24th Mayor to Abhay Prashal today. The presidential elections will be held on August 8. The city had five mayors in two and a half decades, of which 4 were from the BJP. In 2000, senior leader Kailash Vijayvargiya was the BJP-backed mayor. Since then till now this seat is held only by BJP. Know how the pace of development of Indore was during the tenure of former Mayor of Indore. Now the people of Indore have high hopes from the new Mayor Pushyamitra Bhargava. Find out in pictures the journey from his childhood to the mayor.
Childhood: Pushya Mitra (Brown Shut) with her younger brother Sarva Mitra.
Pushyamitra was the winner of the speech competition held at St. Paul’s
He studied at Guru Harikishan Public School. In this, the main friend was the player of the football team.
Pushya Mitra was also in the school sports team.
A happy pushy friend Bhargava with sportsman friends at school.
Bhargava with wife Juhi and son Sanghamitra.
Another photo with son Sangh, friend and wife Juhi.
Bhargava with father Rajendra Bhargava, mother Nirmala, former judge Piyush Mathur at the inauguration of his own office while he was an advocate in the High Court.
Bhargava caressing his son Sangh Mitra.
Bhargava (in yellow T-shirt) at a no-plastic campaign outside the zoological museum under the banner of his own NGO Sangh Mitra.
Bhargava welcomes Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan at a High Court Bar Association programme.
1995-2000: Madhukar Verma of the Congress became mayor in a by-election
Swearing-in ceremony of Congress Mayor Madhukar Verma in 1995.
In the past, the mayor was elected indirectly. Under this, the election process was held in 1995 under the chairmanship of the then Commissioner AK Singh. In this, Backward Class Madhukar Verma supported the Congress and Deputy Mayor Ramesh Gagre was elected to the post of Mayor. The special thing is that by then Ramesh Gagre had joined the Congress from the BJP and with the support of the Congress, he became the Deputy Mayor. Verma served as mayor from 1995 to 2000.
2000-2005: Kailash Vijayvargiya became mayor in a by-election
In 2000, strong BJP leader Kailash Vijayvargiya was MLA of the second assembly. In the same year, the election of the mayor began directly. With this, after a long time, Vijayvargiya, with the support of the BJP, was elected mayor. At that time there was a Congress government in the state led by the then Chief Minister Digvijay Singh. During this time, Vijayvargiya started the citizen participation model due to lack of sufficient amount from the state government, which got a good response. He was mayor until 2005.
2005-2010: Dr. Umashshi Sharma is the mayor
Dr. Umashshi Sharma was sworn in as Mayor in 2005.
In 2005, the election of the mayor was held again by the direct system. In this, Dr. BJP’s Umashshi Sharma was elected mayor. During his five-year tenure, he set a target of building 1,000 gardens in the city, of which 635 gardens were built. During this the third phase of Narmada began and 21 large tanks were built. The Kabit Khedi water treatment plant also started in the same period.
2010-2015: Krishnamurari Moghe remained mayor
Krishnamurari Moghe was sworn in as the then mayor. Top leaders Venkaiah Naidu, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, Narendra Tomar etc. had participated in the program.
In 2010, BJP leader Krishnamurari Moghe was elected mayor. During his tenure, road construction was done in the second, third and fourth phase of the access road, approach road, school buildings along the link road. A multi-level car park was also built in different areas. Waste plant installed at Devguradiya. Apart from LED lights, high mast in the city, development works were done in Yashwant Sagar, Bilawali, Sirpur, Lalbagh, Rajbada and Pitru Parvat.
2015: Malini Goud became mayor, Indore hoisted the flag five times in the country
In 2015, Malini Goud was sworn in as mayor.
In 2015, Malini Goud, who became MLA for the second time, was elected mayor. The special thing is that under the leadership of him and the then Corporation Commissioner Manish Singh, for the first time, Indore was number one in the country in cleanliness. After that, the streak continued and he flew the flag five times in the country. Apart from this, Indore also topped Water Plus, Vaccination. Work on the Smart City project began and began to gather momentum. Similarly, for the first time in the country, the Gobar Dhan plant was built making waste processing, garbage-free ditch.
He was also the Mayor of Indore
Before that, Ishwarchand Jain (1956), Purushottam Vijay (1958), Prabhakar Adsule (1959), Balkrishna Gauhar (1959), Sardar Sher Singh (1960), Dr. BB Purohit (1961), RN Zutshi (1962), NK Shukla (1962-63), Antar Singh (1964), Laxman Singh Chauhan (1965), Laxmishankar Shukla (1966), Chandmal Gupta (1967), Chandmal Gupta (1969) , Suresh Seth (1969), Rajendra Dharkar (1983), Lalchand Mittal (1984), Narayan Dharma (1985) and Shri Vallabh Sharma (1986-87) were the mayors.