Sri Tapan Kumar Sarkar, Chairman, Basirhat Municipality
The Municipality is divided into 23 wards covering 22.5 km², with population is 143,007 of which 72,296 are males and 70,711 are females as per 2011 census. Although Basirhat city has population of 125,254; its urban / metropolitan population is 143,007 of which 72,296 are males and 70,711 are females.
Basirhat Municipality was established on 1st April, 1869. It was constituted by Basirhat Mauza and 13 surrounding Mouzas. The entire area covered was 22.01 sq km. According to the Census 1981, the population was 81, 040. ...more