Dindigul Municipal Corporation

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Dindigul Municipal Corporation
Type
Type
Leadership
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T. Kumar
T. G. Vinay, IAS
Website
Dindigul Municipality

The Dindigul Municipal Corporation is a civic body that governs Dindigul city, India. This corporation consist of 50 wards and the legislative body is headed by an elected Chairperson assisted by a Deputy Chairperson and 48 councillors who represent each wards in the city. This will be upgraded to Mayor and Deputy-Mayor in near future. Government of Tamil Nadu announced for upgrade of Dindigul Special Grade Municipality to City Municipal Corporation of Dindigul.[1]

On 19 February 2014, Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, J. Jayalalithaa declared that Dindigul Municipality has been upgraded to Corporation status with immediate effect. The said government order was handed over to the Municipal Chairman, V. Marudharaj[2]

History[edit]

In 1866 Nov 1, Dindigul town became municipality. In 1988 Jan 14, Dindigul municipality became a special grade municipal

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Thanjavur and Dindigul to be upgraded as City Municipal Corporations". Chennaionline.com. Archived from the original on 15 April 2013. Retrieved 10 April 2013.
  2. ^ "Dindigul becomes Corporation". The Hindu. Dindigul. 20 February 2014. Retrieved 20 February 2014.