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ECI orders appointment of Gagrani as BMC Commissioner

The Election Commission of India has instructed the Maharashtra government to designate Bhushan Gagrani, presently serving as the Additional Chief Secretary in the Chief Minister’s Office, as the new Commissioner of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC). 

On Wednesday evening, Bhushan Gagrani, a seasoned IAS officer from the 1990 batch, assumed the position of BMC Commissioner, succeeding Iqbal Singh Chahal. 

Gagrani, who holds a unique distinction as the first Chartered Officer (IAS) in India to achieve an All India third rank with proficiency in Marathi, boasts academic credentials including a Master of Commerce and Master of Arts in History from Shivaji University, Kolhapur; a Bachelor of Laws degree from Nagpur University; a Master’s Degree in Management from the University of Birmingham in London, and a Vidyavachaspati (Ph.D) degree in Management from Mumbai University.

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