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Brief Introduction

Warangal Municipality is one of the oldest Municipalites in Telangana. It was constituted as major Municipality in 1344 Fasli. The first election was held on adult franchees in 1952 under Hyderabad Municipal and Town Committees Act, 1951 and a committee was constituted. It was upgraded as Special Grade Municipality in July 1959 and into a Selection Grade Municipalitis in July 1960 and declared as Municipal Corporation on August 18, 1994. On 19 March 2013,G.O.Ms.No.99 was issued and Merged and inclusion of areas covered in the surrounding forty two (42) Gram Panchayats into the limits of Warangal Municipal Corporation. On 28 Jan 2015,G.O.MS.No.40 issued and Declared Greater Warangal Municipal Corporation.

Warangal is the Headquarters of Dist. of the same name and is situated between 9 latitude of 18'-4" north and of 79°-4'-28" cost langtitude on the Chennai - Delhi sections of the South Sectral Railway at an altitude of about 900 Ft. above the sea level. Warangal city is a centre of Education both academic and professional courses and a place of growing interest for a keen historian, an enthusiastic Geologist, an ambitious archaeologist and a curious piligrim to explore more and more the Historical movements, a variety of geological formations and the ancient temples available in and around the city. The establishment of Dist. and Regional Offices, Medical and Regional Engineering Collages, and Kakatiya University, and also minor and major industries viz. Rice Mills, Oil mills , small scale industries, Beedi Factories, A.J. Textile Mill, has made Warangal the second most important and biggest city in Telangana region next to Hyderabad. (It is connected a link by Rail of this ancient city to the other towns of the State the network of roads laid and developed from time to time have added to it importance as a Commercial Centre).

Organisational Political Setup

As per the provisions of the Telangana. Municipal Corporations Act, 1994 (Act No. 25 of 1994) the sanctioned strength of Ward members is 53 in Warangal Municipal Corporation. The area of the Municipal Corporation is 110.00 sqkms. The population of the city according to 1991 census is 4,47,450. The Population as per 2001 Census is 5.77 Lakhs.

(as per G.O.Ms No. 122 MA & UD ( Elec II ) Department, Dt: 17-05-2014.) IN PURSUANCE OF RULE (8) OF G.O MS NO 570 MA & UD DT: 06-11-1996.) the sanctioned strength of Ward members is 58 in Warangal Municipal Corporation. The area of the Municipal Corporation is 407.77sqkms. The Present Population as per 2011 Census is 8.30 Lakhs.

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