Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai
Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation
I. S. Chahal, IAS
Param Bir Singh, IPS
SS: 97 seats
BJP: 82 seats
INC: 30 seats
NCP: 9 seats
SP: 6 seats
Marathi: बृहन्मुंबई महानगरपालिका, IAST: bṛhanmuṃbaī mahānagarapālikā)  formerly and commonly known as the Bombay Municipal Corporation (BMC) is the governing civic body of Mumbai, the capital city of Maharashtra. It is India's richest municipal corporation. The MCGM's annual budget exceeds that of some of India's smaller states. It was established under the Bombay Municipal Corporation Act 1888. MCGM is responsible for the civic infrastructure and administration of the city and some suburbs.
The MCGM is headed by an IAS officer who serves as Municipal Commissioner, wielding executive power. A quinquennial election is held to elect corporators, who are responsible for basic civic infrastructure and enforcing duty. The Mayor, usually from the majority party, serves as head of the house. As of June 2008, all administrative business in the MCGM was conducted in Marathi, a decision that sparked controversy, following which the BMC eased its stance and began accepting forms in English.
As of 2017, the MCGM's legislature, also known as the Corporation Council, consisted of 227 members. 2017 was the first time 31 candidates contested from a single ward (164). Raghvendra Singh was the youngest independent candidate at age 21.MCGM is one of the richest municipal corporations in Asia.