Darjeeling Municipality

Municipal Corporation in West Bengal, India


Darjeeling Municipality is responsible for the civic administration of the town of Darjeeling, West Bengal, India. Created in 1850, it is one of the oldest city administrative units in India.

Darjeeling Municipality
Type
Type
History
Founded1850; 172 years ago (1850)
Structure
Seats32
Political groups
Hamro Party: 18 seats; BGPM: 9 seats; GJM: 3 seats; AITC: 2 seats
Elections
Last election
2022
Next election
2027
Meeting place
Darjeeling Municipality.JPG
Municipality Building
Website
www.dm.gensoftindia.co.in

StructureEdit

The municipality refers to the board of Councillors, with one Councillor being elected from each of the 32 wards of Darjeeling town and also some members who are chosen by the state government. The Board of Councillors elects a chairman from among its elected members.