Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation

Municipal History In 1869, for the first time the Kotwal-e-Baldia, the City Police Commissioner used to look after the Municipal Administration. In the year 1869, Sir Salar Jung-I the then Nizam has constituted the Department of Municipal and Road Maintenance and a Municipal Commissioner was appointed for Hyderabad Board and Chadarghat Board. The city is 55 sq.km and having a population of 3.5 lakhs. In 1886 Chadargat had became Chadarghat Municipality. In 1921 Hyderabad Municipality has increased to 84sq.km. These two Boards were amalgamated in the year 1933 into a Corporation and given statutory status under the Hyderabad Municipal Act. In 1934 for the first time elections were held for Municipal Corporation and a Standing Committee was appointed. In 1937 Banjara Hills, Jublee Hills etc are merged into Jublee Hills Municipality. In 1942, the Corporation status has been removed due to certain issues. In 1945 Secunderabad Municipality was formed. In 1951 it became Corporation. More

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