About Basirhat Municipality
Basirhat Municipality was established on 1st April, 1869. It was constituted by Basirhat Mauza and 13 surrounding Mouzas. The entire area covered was 22.01 sq km. According to the Census 1981, the population was 81, 040. Until 1964 there were total 10 wards under Basirhat Municipality. Until 1995, the number of wards increased to 18. But after 1995, on the basis of population Basirhat Municipality was re-constituted with 22 wards. The present Municipal area is 8.5 sq. miles.