Bhopal Municipal Corporation


The mayor of the Bhopal Municipal Corporation is Mr. Sunil Sood. Before taking the charge of this office he was regularly nominated as a Director of the Bhopal Nagrik Sahakari Bank. In the year of 1994 he was also elected as corporator in the Bhopal Municipal Corporation election for the ward number five. He was also elected as the Deputy leader of the opposition and was even elected as the Chairman of the council. In the election of the year 2004 he fought as a candidate with a Congress nomination. He was elected as the Mayor of this Corporation in this election. Mr Sood also functions as the secretary of the M.P Congress Committee. He also patronizes various sports, literary and social organizations.

Presently the total area under the Municipal Corporation of Bhopal is about 285 square kilometers. The municipal board was first constituted in the year of 1952. At that time Abdul Karim Babu Miya was the president and Sri Deendayal was the vice president of this board. Later this board was upgraded to the status of municipal council. At this time an IAS officer was appointed as the chief administrator.

In the year of 1983 the Bhopal Municipal Council was awarded the status of Municipal Corporation. There were a total number of fifty-six wards in this corporation.

The first elected mayor of the Bhopal Municipal Corporation was Dr. R.K Bisaria.

Corporation Bank


Last Updated on 23 July 2012