Welcome to Tarakeswar municipality

Tarakeswar, as its name elicited is a famous shrine of Lord Taraknath, the one of the prime deity of the Hindu religion. From the records, the lord Taraknath was founded by the king Bishnudas , his brother Bharamallya & with almost Five to Six hundred Brambhins almost 280 years ago . It invites lakhs of pilgrims from all over India for worshiping the Taraknath throughout the year and as a result Tarakeswar finds place among the famous pilgrims station of India.

In this “Statistical Account of Bengal” Mr. W.W. Hunter describe Tarakeswar as a village containing a large shrine dedicated to Lord SHIVA.

It is one of the most ancient Broad gage Railway of India. At first Hore Miller & Co. submitted a proposal to the dominated Govt. of undivided India for a Railway track from main line to Tarakeswar. The branch line of railway track was inaugurated on dated 5th January 1884 in presence of the Governor General Lord Dafrin, Surendranath Banerjee, Jatindranath Thakur and others.

Tarakeswar Municipality has completed 31 years of its infrastructural  existence in 2007(6th August, 1975). Within this eventful period it has made despite numerous  odds a remarkable progress. It started its journey with only 8 nos. of Ward and 10,000 population. Today the total number of population has exceeded  30,000 and also 15 nos. of Ward.

Municipal Vision

Tarakeswar Municipality aims at improvement of physical and social infrastructure with due consideration for the environmental  factors so as to enable the citizens across all the sectors of the society to be healthy, knowledgeable and economically self sufficient.
Besides utmost effort is to be taken for financial strengthening of the Municipality by way of raising both Tax & Non Tax revenue at optimum level. Weaker section of the society shall be given requisite  help to raise their standard of living.


Swapan Samanta
Vice Chairman:
Uttam Kundu

Important Announcement See All

Applications are invited from the eligible candidates for the post of S.A.E (Civil) UR with a Scale of Rs. (9000-40500), gr-pay Rs. 4400, PRS-12, PB-4. Application should be submitted before 12.03.2015, 5.00PM.

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