Meet Nilesh Rathore — Vadodara's New Mayor

Vadodara New Mayor: Nilesh Rathod will succeed outgoing Mayor Keyur Rokadiya. Know more about him in this article.

Updated Mar 10, 2023 | 01:46 PM IST

Vadodara New Mayor Nilesh Rathod

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Vadodara New Mayor Latest News: Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) Nilesh Rathore was elected the new Mayor of Vadodara. Rathore will be succeeding Keyur Rokadiya , who resigned recently after his election to the State Assembly as a legislator and subsequent party directive to follow the ‘one person one post’ policy.


  • Rathore has been active in BJP for a long time.
  • He became a councillor for the third time in the 2021 corporation elections.
  • Nilesh Rathore will replace Keyur Rokadia in the corporation.
  • Radhore is a member of the Standing Committee of Vadodara Municipal Corporation (VMC).
  • Rathore lives in Tarsali, Vadodara.
  • Rathore is considered close to MP Ranjanben Bhatt.
Rathore will hold the post of Mayor for a period of six months, after which the Mayor's seat will be given to the female councillor for the next two and a half years.
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