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Bengal Govt to Demerge Bally Municipality from Howrah Civic Body

File photograph of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. (PTI)

The determination of separating the Bally Municipality was taken 5 years after the civic physique was amalgamated with the Howrah Municipal Corporation.

  • PTI Kolkata
  • Last Updated: January 22, 2021, 07:26 IST
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West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday stated the state authorities has authorized a proposal to separate the Bally Municipality from Howrah Municipal Corporation and a invoice will quickly be launched within the Assembly on this connection. The determination of separating the Bally Municipality was taken 5 years after the civic physique was amalgamated with the Howrah Municipal Corporation.

”There has been a requirement of the folks of Bally to separate the civic physique from the HMC. They have appealed to us and talked about that they’re dealing with issues to go to Howrah which is much from their place. ”They wished Bally Municipality to be a separate physique prefer it was earlier. We will convey the civic physique again after demerging it from Howrah (Municipal) Corporation. A invoice will quickly be launched on this connection,” Banerjee stated after a cupboard assembly.

Incidentally, a advice to demerge the Bally civic physique from the HMC and provides it a standing of the municipality was despatched from the state city growth division to the finance ministry. The Bally Municipality was amalgamated with the HMC in 2015.

The Cabinet additionally gave its nod to kind municipalities in Maynaguri in Jalpaiguri district and Falakata in Alipurduar, she stated.

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