Sohna: The history of Sohna Municipal Council is interesting. The building was built during the time of the British. Earlier, it was known as the Town Committee. After independence, in the year 1948, the name of the Sohna Town Committee was changed to the Municipality. Its first president was Farznad Ali. His ancestors were Hindu but later accepted the Muslim religion. His family was considered an influential family in the area. In the year 1976, the then state government changed the name of the municipality to Adhibhumit Kshetra Samiti, which was limited to a few days only. Later, it was again made a municipality. This municipality, with nine wards, was upgraded and given the status of Municipal Council in the year 2014. As the city expanded, 13 surrounding villages were included, making Sohna Municipal Council also known as the Mini Vidhan Sabha constituency. At present, there are 21 wards. In 1964, the government banned elections, due to which municipal elections could not be held for 23 years. After that, in 1987, 23 years after the ban was lifted by the government, municipal elections were held. 1995-1996 Reservation-After the implementation of the Act, reservation was implemented in the principal posts and wards.
An election to be held on June 19
Now the election is to be held on June 19. The post of Speaker is reserved for Scheduled Caste women, and direct voters will vote for the post of Speaker through EVMs. Even before this, three women had been with Chaudhar. The number of councillors used to get the chair of the president. The first president was Farzand Ali, followed by Lala Sri Chand, Devendra Jain, Mohanlal Saini, Gurudev Singh, Amrit Singh Bangri, Lajwanti Pathan, Rajkumar Goyal, Roshni Devi, and Sangam Sigla. After the formation of the city council, Vibha Khatana got the chair.