Khammam Municipal Corporation

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Khammam Municipal Corporation

ఖమ్మం నగరపాలక సంస్థ
Coat of arms or logo
Type
Type
Leadership
Corporation Commissioner
Shri. Bonagiri Srinivas
Shri. Guguloth Papalal, TRS
Deputy Mayor
Shri. Bathula Murali Prasad, TRS
Website
Khammam Municipal Corporation

Khammam Municipal Corporation is a civic body of Khammam in the Indian state of Telangana. It was formed on 19 October 2012.[1]

History[edit]

The municipality of Khammam was constituted as a III–Grade in the year 1952. It was then upgraded to II–Grade in 1959, I–Grade in 1980 and then to Special Grade on 18 May 2001.[1]

Jurisdiction[edit]

The corporation is spread over an area of 94.37 km2 (36.44 sq mi) with 51 election wards.[2] Fourteen villages were merged into the corporation. The merged villages include, Ballepalli, Dwamsalapuram, Edulapuram, Gollagudem, Gudimalla, Gurralapadu, Kaikondaigudem, Khanapuram Haveli, Mallemadugu and Peddathanda, Polepalli, Velugumatla and Venkatagiri.[3]

Administration[edit]

The corporation is administered by an elected body, headed by a mayor. The corporation population as per the 2011 Census of India was 153,756. The present commissioner of the corporation is G. Venugopal Reddy.[4]

Elections[edit]

The first elections for Khammam Municipal Corporation has conducted on 6 March 2016.[5] Around 68 percent of voters registered for the elections. A total of 291 candidates from TRS, TDP, Congress-CPI combine, CPI (M), YSR Congress, BJP and independents were in the fray for 50 divisions of the civic body. The city has 2,65,710[clarification needed] registered voters. Counting will be held on 9 March.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Khammam Municipal Corporation". Official website of Khammam Municipal Corporation. Archived from the original on 11 February 2016. Retrieved 12 February 2016.
  2. ^ "Basic Information". Khammam Municipal Corporation. Archived from the original on 11 February 2016. Retrieved 12 February 2016.
  3. ^ "Khammam is a municipal corporation now". IBN Live. Khammam. 27 June 2011. Retrieved 27 March 2018.
  4. ^ "General Administration". Khammam Municipal Corporation. Archived from the original on 15 February 2016. Retrieved 12 February 2016.
  5. ^ P. Sridhar (6 March 2016). "33 per cent voting in Khammam civic polls till 11 a.m." The Hindu. Retrieved 27 March 2018.
  6. ^ "68 pc voting in Khammam civic poll in Telangana". Business Standard. 6 March 2016. Retrieved 27 March 2018.