Mumbai, Mar 8 : : Shiv Sena's Vishwanath Mahadeshwar was elected as the mayor of Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation, the richest civic body in India, reports said.
Mahadeshwar had an easy win after . BJP corporators extended support to his candidature.
Uddhav Thackeray-led Shiv Sena won 84 of the 227 seats in the fiercely-contested BMC election last month.
The BJP claimed 82 seats and the mandate that emerged was fractured.
The mayoral election was conducted by current mayor Snehal Ambekar.
With a show of hands, corporators elected new mayor Vishwanath Mahadeshwar.