Welcome To Birnagar Municipality

The origin of Birnagar dates back to the pre-colonial era.Previously it was an island in the Hooghly River. Before British came, Birnagar was named as Ula. It is mentioned in the short story Post Master by Rabindranath Tagore and in the novel Aporajito by Bibhutibhushan Bandopadhyay. It earlier had two Zamindars, i.e.landlords. One part of Birnagar belonged to the Mukherjees, and the other part was of the Mustafis. Rajsekhar Bose (Parasuram) was from Birnagar. He was a well-known author of many short stories basically comedies in Bengali. Gamchha — a handloom towel used by Bengalis was invented in Palitpara, Birnagar.

From Chairman's Desk


Sri Swapan Kumar Das
Birnagar Municipality

In the financial year 2018-2019 Birnagar Municipality will complete its 150 years of establishment. The Chairman of Birnagar Municipality has Planned some very remarkable decisions in various fields thinking about the upgradation of the Municipal area. Some of those have been completed already & the rest have been started & yet to come.

1.Public Services : All the public services like cleaning of roads , drainage , modern street lights (LED Lights instead of old street lights thinking about less Power Consumption and for its eco- friendly nature), solid waste collection , Drinking water through pipelines (3 * Water Reservoirs & )and disposal through Compactor is a regular routine of the municipality for giving the citizens a pollution free city.

The Role Of Municipality

A Municipality is a local government administrative division composed of a defined territory and population. While there are many varieties of municipalities, most fall into one of two categories: (1) a single settlement, a city, town, or village, and (2) a land area similar to a township that may contain multiple settlements, or even just part of one, such as a city’s borough.

Our Projects

Water Tank



Children Park


Cultural Hall

Purbasha Lodge

Burning Ghat

Housing For All

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