Khulna City Corporation

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Khulna City Corporation (KCC)
খুলনা সিটি কর্পোরেশন
Khulna City Corporation Logo.jpg
Logo
Nagar Bhaban, Khulna.jpg
Nagar Bhaban, Seat of Corporation
Formation 12 December 1984
Type Municipal
Headquarters Khulna Nagar Bhaban
Official language
Bengali
Talukder Abdul Khaleque (Bangladesh Awami League)
Website Khulna City Corporation
Map of Khulna City Corporation area

Khulna City Corporation (Bengali: খুলনা সিটি কর্পোরেশন - in short: KCC), Khulna Municipality established in 1884, is one of the major divisional city corporations of Bangladesh. Before its establishment as city corporation, it was a municipal corporation in 1984. Current mayor of KCC is Talukder Abdul Khaleque who was advocated by Bangladesh Awami League. Basically, Khulna City Corporation is a formation under the local government administration of Bangladesh to regulate the city area of Khulna, which is under the Ministry of Local Government & Rural Development (LGRD). Generally under local government, an election is held to elect a mayor of Khluna City Corporation. This election is held in every 5 years. Khulna City Corporation is self-governing organizations, which runs on its own. To take care of legal issues of this corporation, Metropolitan Magistrate Court (CMM court) is there.

History

For the first time Khulna was declared as a Municipality by The Calcutta Gazettee on 8 September 1884. Gagan Chandra Dutta was the first chairman of the Khulna Municipality Board. That time Khulna municipality was consisted with Tootpara, Sheikhpara, Charabati, Helatala and Koyla ghat area.

After Independence of Bangladesh the Municipality renamed as Khulna Pouroshava by Bangladesh Local Council and Municipal Committee (desolation and administration arrangement) order - 1972.

In 1984 Khulna Municipality updated to Khulna Municipal Corporation on the 100th anniversary of the township by the president Hussein Muhammad Ershad.

Wards

Wards in KCC

Khulna City Corporation consists with 31 wards.

Departments

  • Civil Works department
  • Health department
  • Parks and Gardens
  • Revenue section
  • Road Light section
  • Solid Waste management
  • Conservancy department[1]

List of mayors

List of mayors of KCC
Serial Name Time Period Note
1 Kazi Aminul Haque 23Aug, 1988 09Dec, 1990 Selected
2 A. K. M. Fazlul Haque Miah 15Dec, 1990 22May, 1991 Selected
3 Sheikh Tayebur Rahman 22May, 1991 20Dec, 1993 Selected
4 Sheikh Tayebur Rahman 10Mar, 1994 05May, 2002 Elected
5 Sheikh Tayebur Rahman 05May, 2002 29Nov, 2007 Elected
6 Md. Moniruzzaman Moni 20Nov, 2007 13Sep, 2008 In Charge
7 Talukder Abdul Khaleque 14Sep, 2008 09Jun, 2013 Elected
8 Azmal Ahmed 30Jun, 2013 23Sep, 2013 In Charge
9 Md. Moniruzzaman Moni 25Sep, 2013 02Nov, 2015 Elected
10 Md. Anisur Rahman Biswas 03Nov, 2015 20Nov, 2016 In Charge
11 Md. Moniruzzaman Moni 21Nov, 2016 19May, 2018 Elected
12 Talukder Abdul Khaleque 20May, 2018 Present Elected

See Also

References

  1. ^ http://www.khulnacity.org/Content/index.php?pid=42&id=26&page=Administrative_office

Coordinates: 22°49′00″N 89°33′58″E / 22.8166°N 89.5661°E / 22.8166; 89.5661

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