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Dhaka North City Corporation

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Predecessor  Dhaka City Corporation
Headquarters  Nagar Bhaban
Mayor  Annisul Huq
Type  Municipal
Official language  Bengali
Formation  1 December 2011 (2011-12-01)

Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) is an autonomous body that governs 36 northern wards of Dhaka. It is one of two municipal corporations in Dhaka, the other being Dhaka South City Corporation. Annisul Huq is the current mayor of the Dhaka North City Corporation, after being elected in April 2015.

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History

Dhaka North City Corporation was established on 29 November 2011. Prior to the establishment of the corporation, this urban area was governed by the former Dhaka City Corporation. The Dhaka City Corporation was dissolved by the Local Government (City Corporation) Amendment Bill 2011 on 29 November 2011,passed in the Parliament of Bangladesh, and formally ceased to exist on 1 December 2011, following the President's approval, making way for a Dhaka North and a Dhaka South city corporations. The mayoral elections are non-partisan in nature. The first Dhaka North City Corporation elections were held on the 28th of April 2015, which saw the victory of Annisul Huq in the first political campaign of his career after having achieved critically acclaimed success in the entrepreneurial and developmental sectors of Bangladesh.

Administration

Dhaka North City Corporation consists of 36 wards covering the thanas of Mirpur, Mohammadpur, Sher-E-Bangla Nagar, Pallabi, Adabor, Kafrul, Dhaka Cantonment, Tejgaon, Gulshan, Rampura, Banani, Khilkhet, Vatara, Turag, Badda, Uttara, Uttarkhan, Dakkshinkhan & some others.

References

Dhaka North City Corporation Wikipedia


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