Baranagar Municipality

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Baranagar Municipality
বরানগর পুরসভা
Baranagar Municipality logo.png
Logo of Baranagar Municipality
Formation1869; 150 years ago (1869)
TypeMunicipality
Headquarters87, Deshbandhu Road (East), Baranagar, Kolkata - 700035
Official language
Bengali, English
Chairman
Aparna Moulik[1]
(AITC)
Vice Chairman
Jayanta Roy[2]
(AITC)
Websitebaranagarmunicipality.org

Baranagar Municipality is the civic body that governs Baranagar and its surrounding areas Noapara, Dunlop, Alambazar in Barrackpore subdivision of North 24 Parganas district and some areas of Sinthi, Cossipore of Kolkata district, West Bengal, India.

History[edit]

Baranagar, an ancient region of artisan people, is situated adjacent to Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC). The place is situated on the bank of the river Hooghly. Portuguese colonies at first established their business camp here which was in existence till 1862.[3]

Healthcare[edit]

Municipality has one hospital named "Baranagar Matri Sadan"[4] for women. There is also a government hospital named "Baranagar State General Hospital"[5] in Baranagar.

Elections[edit]

32 2
AITC CPI(M)
Party AITC CPI(M)
Seats 32 (94.12%) 2 (5.88%)
32 / 34
2 / 34

Baranagar Municipality has 34 wards (seats). In the 2015 municipal elections for Baranagar Municipality AITC won 32 seats, and CPI(M) 2 seats.[6]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Baranagar Municipality". Retrieved 14 August 2019.
  2. ^ "Vice - Chairperson of Baranagar Municipality". Retrieved 14 August 2019.
  3. ^ "History of Baranagar Municipality". Retrieved 15 August 2019.
  4. ^ "Baranagar Matri Sadan".
  5. ^ "Baranagar State General Hospital".
  6. ^ "Municipal General Election Results". Results of Municipal General Elections 2015. West Bengal State Election Commission. Retrieved 4 July 2017.

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