The Patna Municipal Corporation was established on the 15th August 1952,
in accordance with The Patna Municipal Corporation Act, 1951, which was
published in the Bihar Gazettes Extraordinary No.249 the 30th July
1952, by the Govt. Of Bihar in their Notification No. L.S.G. 1088/52
Leg-538 dated 26th July 1952.
The Patna Municipal Corporation Act 1951 came into
force on 15-08-1952 with the enforcement of Act, the former Patna City
Municipality, the former Patna administrative committee and the former
Patna Bankipur joint water works committee were replaced by The Patna
Municipal Corporation on 15-08-1952. Thus came into being a New Civic
Body with the merger of the 88 year Old Patna City Municipality and the
35 year old Patna Administration Committee with more powers and
responsibilities and the PMC was established with effect from 15th
August 1952, by virtue of orders issued by Govt. in their notification
No. 6613 dated 9th August, 1952, published in the Bihar Gazettes
Extraordinary No.95 the 11th August 1952.
The first election of the councilors were completed
in March 1954, but they came in office on the 1st February 1955.
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