Bidhannagar Civic Upgrade By Year-End, Polls Delayed


-By Ankita Mukherjee

A government notification says Bidhannagar municipality will be upgraded into a corporation by the year end and that parts of Rajarhat will be included in it.

The municipality’s tenure ends on June 16 but elections have been postponed because of the upgrade. “The SDO will look after the civic body after its tenure ends. There will be delimitation of wards for the corporation to be formed. The election will take place after that,” municipal affairs minister Firhad Hakim said. An administrator will appointed till it goes to the polls.


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