Two Joka gram panchayats included into KMC area
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Last Updated: Friday, March 30, 2012, 15:51
Kolkata: Two gram panchayats, Joka I and Joka II, were brought under the jurisdiction of the Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) area today.

The House passed a government resolution regarding the inclusion of areas under Joka I and Joka II gram panchayats within the limits of the KMC.

State urban development minister Firhad Hakim said that the total population residing in the two areas was 65,160.

He said that more than 93 per cent of the people in the two areas were not related to farming activity.

Total area covered under the two gram panchayats was 18.77 square kilometres.


First Published: Friday, March 30, 2012, 15:51

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