To provide all its citizens a humane social order based on truth, justice, freedom, equity and integrity in which basic human rights and the dignity of every individual is upheld, with sustained access to improved health, adequate and equitable basic services.


To provide livelihood opportunities in an environmentally sustainable urban area, which upholds social justice and practices democratic and secular values, including human rights.


To provide right to information coupled with balanced development supported by an advanced, transparent and sustainable Urban Local Body, making Basirhat Municipality an attractive and secure place for investment and to eradicate poverty.

Chairman’s Desk

The Municipality is divided into 23 wards covering 22.5 km², with population is 143,007 of which 72,296 are males and 70,711 are females as per 2011 census. Although Basirhat city has population of 125,254; its urban / metropolitan population is 143,007 of which 72,296 are males and 70,711 are females.


Basirhat Religion 2011: Hinduism is majority religion in Basirhat city with 77.60 % followers. Islam is second most popular religion in city of Basirhat with approximately 22.21 % following it. In Basirhat city, Christinity is followed by 0.04 %, Jainism by 0.02 %, Sikhism by 0.02 % and Buddhism by 0.02 %. Around 0.01 % stated ‘Other Religion’, approximately 0.10 % stated ‘No Particular Religion’.