Belgaum City Corporation

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Belgaum City Corporation is the municipal governing body of the city of Belgaum in the India state of Karnataka. The municipal corporation consists of democratically elected members, is headed by a mayor and administers the city's infrastructure and administration.[1]

History[edit]

It was established as Belgaum city Municipal Corporation Committee on 1 December 1851. It consisted a population of 23,115 and was having an income of 35,460 in 1851. It was the first Municipal Corporation that was established in Bombay Karnataka. Later, many other municipal corporations were established like Nipani in 1854, Hubli in 1855 and Dharwad in 1856 and subsequently many other municipalities were established under Bombay District Municipalities Act of 1901. [2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "State supersedes Belgaum city corporation again". The Times of India. 4 July 2012. Retrieved 22 October 2018.
  2. ^ "Belgaum city Municipal Corporation was established in 1851 - All About Belgaum". All About Belgaum. 25 July 2018. Retrieved 25 July 2018.