HISTORY OF HOWRAH
The name of Howrah District as also of its headquarter town (sometimes spelt previously as ‘Haurah’ and also pronounced as ‘Haora’) appears to have gained currency with the opening of the Railway from Howrah in 1854.
ABOUT HOWRAH MUNICIPAL CORPORATION
Howrah Municipality was established in 1862. In 1984, Howrah Municipality was upgraded to the status of Municipal Corporation. In 2015, Bally municipality was merged with the Corporation vide notification no.