Welcome to Murshidabad Municipality

Murshidabad is one of the most important towns in the West Bengal. This town has an eventful and long history started before the time of British rule and beyond.

There are different opinions regarding the name of Murshidabad. One school of thought said that the name Murshidabad came from the name of 'Mukshudabad' which was the seat of administration during the reign of Murshid Quli Khan.

Murshidabad Municipality has been constituted on 1st April' 1869 having an area of 17.25 Sq.Km. At present, municipality has 16 wards with a population of 44024 peoples and percentage of literacy is around 75% as per the census of 2011.



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THE HISTORY

The district derives its name from Murshidabad. Emperor Aurangzeb sent his Diwan Kartalab Khan at Murshidabad for collection of revenue during his regime.

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Culture
OF MURSHIDABAD

Culture of a place is a reflection of its society. The culture of Murshidabad is fascinating and captivating. It tells us about the people of the place, their lifestyle and their beliefs.

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Events
OF MURSHIDABAD

Through various festivals and ceremonies, it is still trying to keep the life-line alive. The people irrespective of their caste and creed, assemble at the ceremonial ground.

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Emperor Aurangzeb sent his Diwan Kartalab Khan at Murshidabad for collection of revenue during his regime.

Services of Municipality

Municipal services or city services refer to basic services that residents of a city expect the city government to provide in exchange for the taxes which citizens pay. Basic city services may include sanitation, water, streets, the public library, schools, food inspection, fire department, police, ambulance, and other health department issues and transportation. City governments often operate or contract for additional utilities like electricity, gas and cable television.

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