Mayor seats of Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC)and Berhampur Municipal Corporation (BeMC) have been reserved for women, while the coveted seat for the Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC) has been declared unreserved.
Delimitation of wards of these urban local bodies (ULBs) have also been finalized.
Out of 67 wards in BMC, 38 have been declared reserved for various categories. Similarly, 33 of the CMC’s 59 wards and 23 of BeMC’s 42 wards have been reserved.
It may be noted that the elected councils of these three municipal corporations have been dissolved for about three years. Affairs of these ULBs are being managed by commissioners.