Maharashtra Ekikaran Samiti bagged three of the four standing committees of Belgaum City Corporation (BCC) at the elections held on Monday. Basavant Halagekar was elected as chairpersons of committees of planning and development & Sanjay Prabhu for accounts. Pandhari Parab became the chairman of finance and taxation committee. Shanta Uppar, the only member of Kannada faction, will lead health committee.
Archana Algondi and Madhav Surekar of the MES were elected as president and vice-president of Belgaum Taluk Panchayat for the last term of the panchayat.