Welcome to the official site of the Amritsar Municipal Corporation.
Amritsar was declared a city on 29th March 1977 under the Punjab Municipal
Corporation Act 1976 and the Municipal Corporation was constituted
in place of Municipal Committee.
The City of Amritsar got a Town Committee in 1858 and a Municipal
Committee in 1868. The first election to the Municipal Corporation
was held in 1991 and the city was divided into 50 wards.
Sh. O.P Soni was elected as Mayor on 25th June 1991, S. Raminder Singh
Bularia as Sr. Deputy Mayor and Sh. Subash Sharma as Deputy Mayor. The
elected corporation was dissolved on 18th June 1996.
The number of wards was increased to 60 and the elections were held
on 28th May 1997 Sh. Subash Sharma, S. Lakha Singh and Kumari Raj
Sharma were elected as Mayor, Sr. Deputy Mayor and Deputy Mayor respectively.
On the resignation of Sh. Subash Sharma Sh. Brij Mohan Kapur was elected
as Mayor on 18th Oct. 2000.
Third Municipal election was held on 27th April 2002 and
election for the office of Mayor was held on 15th June 2002. Sh. Sunil
Dutti Sh. Sawinder Singh and Sh. Om Parkash has been elected as Mayor,
Sr. Deputy Mayor and Deputy Mayor respectively.
The number of wards was increased to 65 and the election to the Fourth Municipal House was held on 8th Aug, 2007 and election for the office of Mayor was held on 6th Sep. 2007, Sh. Shwait Malik, Sh. Ajaybir Pal Singh Randhawa and Sh. Kashmir Singh has been elected as Mayor, Sr. Deputy Mayor and Deputy Mayor respectively.
In order to give more representation to women 33% seats are reserved for women candidates by rotation. Seats are also reserved for scheduled casts and backward classes.
The present Municipal house was formed on 19th sept, 2012, Sh. Bakshi Ram Arora, Sh.Avtar Singh(Trucka wala), and Sh. Avinash Jolly has been elected as Mayor, Sr. Deputy Mayor and Deputy Mayor respectively.