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Gurugram to get its fourth sub-division

IANS  |  Gurugram 

Haryana's district, which is home to over 20 people, will soon have its fourth sub-division, an said on Wednesday.

Badshahpur, 8 km from city on the Sohna-Alwar road, will soon have a Sub-Divisional Magistrate's (SDM) office. The three existing SDM offices are (North), Pataudi and Sohna.

The new sub-division will have its jurisdiction over 37 villages (all under Municipal Corporation of Gurugram) including densely-populated ones like Badshahpur, Wazirabad and Jharsa.

The said that residential sectors and societies falling under the revenue area of the 37 villages, including sector 30 to 76, will also come under the new SDM's remit.

"Badshahpur assembly constituency is the largest in with nearly 3.5 voters. Gurugam constituency is the second largest assembly seat in the state with about 3.2 voters and 311 polling booths," the said.

Pataudi and Sohna constituency have around 2.88 lakh and 2.10 lakh voters respectably.

The decision to set up the new sub-division was taken at a cabinet meeting headed by recently.

"It was a long-pending demand of people to set up a SDM's office at Badshahpur. It was requirement given the large number of voters and people in the area. It was one of the best gifts for people of Gurugram," PWD, Forest and Rao Narbir Singh, who is also the local legislator, said.

The new SDM's office is likely to start functioning from April 1.



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First Published: Wed, February 13 2019. 23:14 IST