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Government of Tamil Nadu announced for upgrade of Thanjavur Special Grade Municipality to City
Municipal Corporation of Thanjavur.Thanjavur City Municipal Corporation is a civic body that governs
Thanjavur city, India. This corporation consist of 51 wards and the legislative body is headed by an
elected Chairperson assisted by a Deputy Chairperson and 49 councillors who represent each wards
in the city. This will be upgraded to Mayor and Deputy-Mayor in near future,The building, hitherto known
as municipal building, was rechristened as Thanjavur City Corporation withan emblem of the Big
Temple and paddy. The emblem carries a motto: Engal Pani Thangalukke (our work is for you
The municipality established in May 9, 1866, celebrated its centenary in 1967 when C.N.Annadurai was
the Chief Minister. It became a special-grade municipality in 1983 during M.G.Ramachandran’s
government. The new corporation will have an area of 36.31 sq km and a population of around five lakh.
The first meeting of the Thanjavur City Corporation is scheduled to take place on February 21.
here we may see the photos and history of corporation building and the work progress also