Dankuni Municipality

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Dankuni Municipality
AbbreviationDM
Formation2010; 9 years ago (2010)
TypeMunicipality
HeadquartersDankuni
Official language
Bengali, English
Chairman
Hasina Sabnam
Vice Chairman
Debashish Mukherjee
Websitewww.dankunimunicipality.com

Dankuni Municipality is the civic body that governs Dankuni and its surrounding areas in Srirampore subdivision of Hooghly district, West Bengal, India.

Geography[edit]

Dankuni Municipality covers an area of 19.5 sq km and has a total population of 95,966 (2011).[1]

Dankuni Municipality is located in the south-eastern part of Chanditala II CD Block.[2]

Elections[edit]

In the 2015 municipal elections for Dankuni Municipality Trinamool Congress won 11 seats, CPI (M) 8 seats, INC 1 seat and Independent 1 seat.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Dankuni Municipality". Urban Local Bodies. Department of Municipal Affairs, Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 11 July 2017.
  2. ^ "District Census Handbook: Hugli, Series-20, Part XIIA" (PDF). Map of Hooghly district with Municipalities (on the fifth page). Directorate of Census Operations, West Bengal, 2011. Retrieved 1 June 2017.
  3. ^ "Municipal General Election Results". Results of Municipal General Elections 2015. West Bengal State Election Commission. Retrieved 11 July 2017.