There are total 10 municipal corporations in Punjab. Out of these 10, Phagwara is the only municipal corporation that is not a district headquarter. It comes under Kapurthala district, having district headquarter at Kapurthala town.
The municipal corporations come under the control of Department of Local Government (also called as Local Bodies Department). Anil Joshi of BJP, who is an MLA from Amritsar North constituency in Amritsar district, is the cabinet minister of this department.
A list of municipal corporations of Punjab is given below:
- Amritsar - Amritsar is the second largest city of Punjab and is famous for the Shri Harmandir Sahib (Golden Temple). Bakshi Ram Arora is the current mayor of Amritsar. He belongs to BJP. Avtar Singh of Shiromani Akali Dal is the senior deputy mayor.
Population: 11.59 Lakh
Office: Municipal Corporation Amritsar, Town Hall, Amritsar.
Contact Number: 0183-2545155
- Bathinda - Balwant Rai Nath is the current mayor of Municipal Corporation Bathinda (MCB). His contact number is 098145-86896.
Population: 2.86 Lakh
Office: Near Railway Station, Bathinda.
Phone: 1800-180-2626 (Toll Free Number)
- Hoshiarpur - Shiv Kumar Sood is the current mayor of Municipal Corporation Hoshiarpur.
Office: Municipal Corporation Hoshiarpur Building, Shakti Nagar, Hoshiarpur - 146001.
Phone: 01882-220322, 244022
- Phagwara - Phagwara is the smallest municipal corporation according to the population and it is the only city which is not a district headquarter but is a municipal corporation. Mr. Arun Kumar Khosla is the mayor of this city.
Office: Town Hall, NH1, Phagwara, Punjab (144401)
- Jalandhar - Jalandhar is the third largest city (by population) of Punjab. Sh. Sunil Jyoti is the current mayor of municipal corporation Jalandhar.
Office: 1st Floor, Dr. B.R.Ambedkar Admin Complex, Jalandhar.
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- Ludhiana - Ludhiana is the largest city of Punjab having a population of more than 16 lakh. Harcharan Singh Gohalwaria is the mayor of Ludhiana.
Office: Municipal Corporation, Clock Tower Road, Mata Rani Chowk, Ludhiana
Phone: 0161-2748412, 0161-545877, 98140-20912
- Patiala - Patiala is the 4th largest city of Punjab. S. Amrinder Singh Bazaz is the mayor of Patiala.
Office : Municipal Corporation, Moti Bagh, Patiala. Pincode - 147001.
Contact Number : 1800-180-2808, 0175-2303513
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Website : www.mcpatiala.in
- Moga - Akshit Jain, son of Moga MLA Joginderpal Jain of Shiromani Akali Dal, is the current and first mayor of Municipal Corporation Moga.
Contact Number: 01636 - 220337, 220472
Address: Municipal Corporation, Moga. Pincode - 142001
- Pathankot - Anil Vasudeva of BJP is the first and current mayor of Pathankot.
Office: Sarain Mohalla, Pathankot, Punjab 145001
Phone: 0186-2220230, 0186-2220929
- Mohali - Kulwant Singh is the current and first mayor of Municipal Corporation Mohali (S.A.S. Nagar).
Office : Municipal Corporation SAS Nagar, Sector-68, Mohali
Contact Number : 0172-5044907, 0172-5044910
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Website : www.mcmohali.org