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The Dehradun Municipal Corporation is the civic body that governs the city of Dehradun in Uttarakhand, India.

Dehradun Municipal Corporation
Type
Type
Leadership
Vijay Kumar Jogdande, IAS
Structure
Seats100
Political groups
Elections
first-past-the-post
Last election
18 November 2018
Meeting place
Nagar Nigam Bhavan, Dehradun
Website
Nagar Nigam Dehradun

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StructureEdit

This corporation consists of 100 wards and is headed by a mayor who presides over a deputy mayor and 99 other corporators representing the wards. The mayor is elected directly through a first-past-the-post voting system and the deputy mayor is elected by the corporators from among their numbers.[1][2] Prior to December 2003 this body was known as Dehradun Municipal Council and after revamping the municipality the Dehradun Municipal Corporation came into existence in 2003.[2]

List of Chairpersons of the Dehradun Municipal CouncilEdit

S. No. Name Portrait Term[3] Party
1 Anant Narayan Tankha 1 Nov 1919 28 Feb 1923 3 years, 119 days
2 Ugrasen Singh 1 March 1923 13 Jan 1936 12 years, 318 days
3 Khurdesh Lal 14 Jan 1936 31 March 1940 4 years, 17 days
4 Ishtiali Ahmad 1 April 1940 15 April 1943 3 years, 14 days
5 Anand Swarup Garg 16 April 1943 15 April 1948 4 years, 365 days
6 B. N. Rai 30 Oct 1948 15 Jan 1949 77 days
7 Keshav Chand 15 Jan 1949 13 Nov 1953 4 years, 302 days
8 Indresh Charan Das 14 Nov 1953 23 Nov 1957 4 years, 9 days
9 Ram Swarup 14 Nov 1957 14 Dec 1964 7 years, 30 days
10 Brij Bhushan Singh 15 Dec 1964 19 April 1967 2 years, 125 days
11 Prem Prakash Sharma 30 April 1967 26 Nov 1967 210 days
12 Sushil Chand Jain 27 Nov 1967 31 Aug 1969 1 year, 277 days
13 Bhola Datt Saklani 26 Dec 1969 10 Aug 1977 7 years, 227 days
14 Dinanath Saluja 15 Feb 1989 7 Feb 1994 4 years, 357 days
15 Vinod Chamoli 5 March 1997 8 Dec 1998 1 year, 278 days Bharatiya Janata Party

List of Mayors of the Dehradun Municipal CorporationEdit

S. No. Name Portrait Term[3] Party
1 Manorama Dobriyal Sharma   8 February 2003 7 February 2008 4 years, 364 days Indian National Congress
Administrator 8 February 2008 2 May 2008 84 days Government of Uttarakhand
2 Vinod Chamoli 3 May 2008 2 May 2013 10 years, 0 days Bharatiya Janata Party
3 May 2013 3 May 2018
Administrator 3 May 2018 2 December 2018 212 days Government of Uttarakhand
3 Sunil Uniyal 'Gama'   2 December 2018 Incumbent 164 days Bharatiya Janata Party

Elections in The Dehradun Municipal CorporationEdit

The Dehradun Municipal Corporation holds direct elections every five years in the state and the latest elections were those held in the year 2018.

Dehradun Municipal Corporation
Party Won +/−
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) 60   26
Indian National Congress (INC) 34   12
Independents 6   4
Total 100

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Nagar Nigam". nagarnigamdehradun.com. Retrieved 4 October 2018.
  2. ^ a b Bhatt, S. C. (2006). Land and People of Indian States and Union Territories: In 36 Volumes. Uttaranchal. Gyan Publishing House. p. 167. ISBN 9788178353838.
  3. ^ a b "Nagar Nigam". nagarnigamdehradun.com.

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