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Hubli-Dharwad Municipal Corporation was constituted in the year 1962 by combining two cities separated by a distance of 20 kilometers. This was a unique experiment in urban development history. The area of this Corporation is 202.3sq.kms. spread over 45 revenue villages. The population of the city as per the 1991 Census was 7 lakhs. The present population is nearly more than 9.43 lakhs. Under the Government of India Act of 1850, the Hubli-Dharwad Municipal council was established on August 15, 1855.
Under the Government of India Act of 1850, the Hubli Municipal Council was established on August 15, 1855. Its membership was fixed at 18, including the President. The Collector of the district functioned as the President, and the members were called commissioners. The government nominated all the members.
The Dharwad Municipal Council first came into existence on 1st January 1856. The first non-official President of the
Council was Shri. S.K. Rodda in 1907, and Shri. S.V. Mensinkai was nominated in the following year. But the credit of
being the first elected President goes to Shri. N.G. Karigudari, who took office in 1920.
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