Mumbai mayor Kishori Pednekar several times makes headlines for various reasons. Recently, she is in the news because of the press conference conducted by BJP MLA Ashish Shelar. As a result of which she wrote a letter to the Home Minister of Maharashtra Dilip Walse Patil to take strict action against BJP MLA. As Ashish Shelar made ‘objectionable remark’ about her.
Being Mayor Of Mumbai
Kishori Pedenekar is criticized many times by the opposition over different issues that comes under the purview of BMC (Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation). Being the mayor of BMC demands immense responsibilities as Mumbai is the financial capital of India, the capital of Maharashtra, and India’s richest Municipal corporation.
BMC And Covid Situation
Numerous big projects are part of BMC and everyone keeps eye on them as there is room for scams to take place. And when the highly populated city with a sizeable immigrant population gets affected by a pandemic like Covid which created havoc across the world it was undoubtedly a serious situation that needed a lot of attention, proper planning, providing facilities, etc.
Kishori Pednekar’s Work During Covid
But Mumbai very diligently with taking all the proper steps following covid norms successfully gave a fight to both the waves of covid and continues to do so. In the testing time Kishori Pednekar herself was working on the field personally visiting the covid hospitals, wards, railway stations, bus stops to see if the respective authorities are doing the work of checking masks, doing RT-PCR tests properly or not, whether rules are being followed by citizens or not, etc.
As A Mayor During Accidents And Incidents
And the Dharavi pattern was not only appreciated in India but even by united nations. Apart from Covid, Mumbai has been through a hell of things like accidents and fire incidents in which many have lost their lives. But at times being the mayor she has faced harsh criticism and even personal criticism by the opposition. But as the mayor, she is amongst the first who reaches the scene of the incident.
Being A Woman Politician
She has never escaped from her duties. She herself was tested positive for covid and got recovered from it. The way she fought covid she fights with all her dissenters. But her dissenters proved how much difficult it is for a woman to be in politics that too who is in such an important position. She is a very opinionated woman who expresses her views fearlessly.
Kishori Pednekar As Shivsena Leader
Kishori Pednekar is such a leader Shivsena would never like to lose. As she has always done right by the party. She gained a lot of popularity when she gave the reply to RJ Malishka when she made a song highlighting Mumbai’s flood situation and the condition of bad roads in the monsoon. Even recently she was at the forefront to defend her party when actress Kangana Ranaut was criticizing Shivsena post actor Sushant Singh Rajput’s death.
Many are of the opinion that she is failed as a mayor, many have accused her of corruption charges tarnishing her reputation but criticism is something all the politicians have to go through but Kishori Pednekar is Shivsena’s Tigress and can tackle all the odds.