Tirunelveli Municipal Corporation

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Tirunelveli City Municipal Corporation is the civic body which administers the city of Tirunelveli in Tamil Nadu, India. It consists of a legislative and an executive body. The legislative body is headed by the city mayor while the executive body is headed by a Chief Commissioner.

History[edit]

The Tirunelveli municipality was constituted on 1 November 1866 as per the Town Improvements Act of 1865.[1] It, initially, covered the area of Tirunelveli alone while the city limits included the neighbouring municipality of Palayamkottai as well.[1]Tirunelveli was upgraded to a municipal corporation in 1994 along with Tiruchirappalli and Salem.[2]

Structure[edit]

For administrative purpose the Tirunelveli corporation is divided into four zones - Tirunelveli Zone, Thatcha nallur Zone, Palayamkottai Zone, Melapalayam Zone, Pettai Zone.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b Imperial Gazetteer of India 23. Clarendon Press. 1908. pp. 379–380. 
  2. ^ Palanithurai, Ganapathy (2007). A handbook for panchayati raj administration (Tamil Nadu). Concept Publishing Company. p. 80. ISBN 81-8069-340-6, ISBN 978-81-8069-340-3. 

External links[edit]

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