Dhaka South City Corporation

Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) is one of the two municipal corporations in Dhaka created when the former Dhaka City Corporation was divided into two.[1] The corporation was created by the Local Government (City Corporation) Amendment Bill 2011 on 29 November 2011,[2] passed in the Parliament of Bangladesh, following the President's approval,.[3]

Dhaka South City Corporation
ঢাকা দক্ষিণ সিটি কর্পোরেশন
Dhaka South City Corporation Logo.jpg
Nagar Bhaban.A.M.R.jpg
Nagar Bhaban, Seat of the Corporation
PredecessorDhaka City Corporation
Formation1 December 2011 (2011-12-01)
TypeMunicipal
HeadquartersNagar Bhaban
Official language
Bengali
Sheikh Fazle Noor Taposh
Websitewww.dhakasouthcity.gov.bd

HistoryEdit

The Local Govt. (City Corporation) Amendment Act (2011), Dhaka City Corporation has divided and re-created as Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) and Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) on 04.12.2011 as well as the Government has appointed Mr. Md. Khalilur Rahman (additional Secretary) as the Administrator of DSCC.[4]

According to the existing law, the executive power of the Corporation vests in and exercised by the Mayor/Administrator. The Corporation constitutes Several Standing Committees and other Committees to monitor and guide the diversified activities of the organization. The Mayor/administrator is assisted by the Chief Executive Officer, who in turn, is assisted by the Secretary, the Heads of Departments and Zonal Executive Officers.[5]

AdministrationEdit

Dhaka South City Corporation consists of 75 wards covering the thanas of Paltan, Motijheel, Sabujbag,Khilgon,Mugda,Shahjahanpur,Shampur,Jatrabari,Demra,Kadamtali,Gandaria,Wari,Ramna,Shahbag,Dhanmondi New market,Hazaribag,Kalabgan,Kotwali,Sutrapur,Lalbag,Bangshal,Chwakbazar,Kamrangirchar.

Mayor of South DhakaEdit

# Mayor Portrait Term start Term end   Party
1 Sayeed Khokon 5 May 2015 16 May 2020 Bangladesh Awami League
2 Sheikh Fazle Noor Taposh 16 May 2020 Incumbent

ElectionsEdit

Election result 2020Edit

DSCC Mayor Election 2020
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League Sheikh Fazle Noor Taposh 424,595 60.76
BNP Ishraque Hossain 236,512 33.84
Awami League hold

Election result 2015Edit

DSCC Mayor Election 2015[6]
Candidate Party Votes %
Sayeed Khokon Awami League 535,296 59.12
Mirza Abbas BNP 294,291 32.50
Abdur Rahman ISAB 14,784 1.63
Mohammed Saifuddin Jatiya Party 4,519 0.50
Abu Naser Mohammed Independent 2,197 0.24
Rezaul Karim 2,173 0.24
Sahin Khan 2,074 0.23
Golam Maula Rony 1,887 0.21
Sahidul Islam 1,239 0.14
Bazlur Rashid 1,029 0.11
Zahidur Rahman 988 0.11
Asaduzzaman Ripon 928 0.10
A S M Akram 682 0.08
Dilip Vodro 669 0.07
Abdul Khalek 550 0.06
Safi Ullah Chowdhury 512 0.06
Mashiur Rahman 508 0.06
Aktaruzzaman 362 0.04
Ayub Husen 354 0.04
Bahrane Sultan 312 0.03
Invalid 40,130 4.43
Majority 241,005 26.62
Turnout 905,484 48.40
Total Registered 1,870,778
AL Gain (New Seat)

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Al-Mahmood, Syed Zain. "Splitting Dhaka: A zero-sum game". Dhaka Courier. Retrieved 6 September 2013.
  2. ^ "JS passes Local Government (City Corporation)(Amendment) Bill, 2011". Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha. Archived from the original on 6 September 2013. Retrieved 6 September 2013.
  3. ^ "President assents DCC split bill". BSS. 1 December 2011. Archived from the original on 15 April 2012. Retrieved 2 December 2011.
  4. ^ "DCC split into two". bdnews24.com. Archived from the original on 30 November 2011. Retrieved 14 March 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. ^ "HC to hear plea against DCC appointments Thursday". bdnews24.com. Retrieved 14 March 2015.
  6. ^ "Dhaka South Mayor polls result" (PDF). 29 April 2015. Retrieved 9 July 2020.

External linksEdit

Coordinates: 23°43′26″N 90°24′31″E / 23.7239°N 90.4085°E / 23.7239; 90.4085