Submitted by alvin on Wed, 2016-09-28 11:50 Bengaluru: Elections to BBMP mayor and deputy mayor post will be held today at around 11.30 am. The Congress has nominated G Padmavathi, corporator of Prakash Nagar ward and the BJP has nominated Lakshmi Umesh, corporator of Ganesha Mandir ward for the post of mayor. Congress’ coalition partner JD(S) has nominated Anand, Radhakrishna temple ward corporator for deputy mayor post. Ahead of the elections, security has been beefed up in and around BBMP office. About 175 policemen and a special armed force are keeping a vigil to avert any untoward incidents.