Civic body has also appointed officers to conduct local body elections

It is official. The Coimbatore Corporation will have five zones. According to a release from the Corporation, the zones (ward committees) will be north, east, south, west and central.

The North Zone will have Wards 1, 2, 3, 4, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 43, 44, 46, 47 and 55. The East Zone will have Wards 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 56, 57, 58, 59, 60, 61, 62, 63, 64, 65, 66, 67, 69 and 75.

The South Zone will have Wards 76, 77, 78, 79, 85, 86, 87, 88, 89, 90, 91, 92, 93, 94, 95, 96, 97, 98, 99 and 100.

The West Zone will have Wards 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23 and 24. The Central Zone will have Wards 25, 45, 48, 49, 50, 51, 52, 53, 54, 68, 70, 71, 72, 73, 74, 80, 81, 82, 83 and 84.

The Corporation has also designated officers for the conduct of the local body elections. A Mahalingam, Executive Officer, Thudiyalur Town Panchayat, has been designated Assistant Returning Officer for conducting elections in Wards 1, 2, 3 and 4. He like other AROs will be empowered to receive nominations and carry on necessary election work.

Dhanasekaran, Executive Officer, Kavundampalayam Municipality, will take care of election work in Wards 5, 6, 7, 8 and 9. R. Muthusamy, Assistant Commissioner, West Zone, Coimbatore Corporation, will look after election work in Wards 10, 11, 12, 13, 14 and 15. Nagamuthu, Executive Officer, Vadavalli Town Panchayat, will be responsible for election in Wards 16, 17, 18, 19 and 20.

Veeraraghavan, Assistant Executive Engineer, West Zone, Coimbatore Corporation, will oversee election work in Wards 21, 22, 23, 24 and 25. Ravichandran, Assistant Town Planning Officer, Coimbatore Corporation, will be responsible for election in Wards 26, 27, 28, 29 and 30. A. Lakshmanan, Assistant Commissioner (in-charge), North Zone, Coimbatore Corporation, will supervise election in Wards 31, 32, 33, 34 and 35.

Parvathy, Assistant Executive Engineer, North Zone, Coimbatore Corporation, will manage elections in Wards 36, 37, 38, 39 and 40. S. Murugan, Accounts Officer, Coimbatore Corporation, will take care of election in Wards 41, 42, 43, 44 and 45. A. Senthil Bhaskar, Assistant Engineer, East Zone, Coimbatore Corporation, will look after election in Wards 46, 47, 48, 49 and 50.

P. Manoharan, City Health Officer, Coimbatore Corporation, will be responsible for election in Wards 51, 52, 53, 54 and 55. V. Krishnakumar, Assistant Commissioner, East Zone, Coimbatore Corporation, will supervise election in Wards 56, 57, 58, 59 and 60. K. Saravanakumar, Assistant Executive Engineer, Coimbatore Corporation, will supervise election in Wards 61, 62, 63, 64 and 65.

T. Gnanavel, Assistant Executive Engineer, Coimbatore Corporation, will manage election in Wards 66, 67, 68, 69 and 70. K. Sukumar, Executive Engineer, West, Coimbatore Corporation, will take care of election in Wards 71, 72, 73, 74 and 75. M. Sundararajan, Assistant Commissioner (in-charge), South Zone, Coimbatore Corporation, will be responsible for election in Wards 76, 77, 78, 79 and 80.

M. Durairaj, Administrative Officer, South Zone, Coimbatore Corporation, will supervise election in Wards 81, 82, 83, 84, 85 and 86. P. Ganeshram, Executive Officer, Kuniamuthur Municipality, will manage election in Wards 87, 88, 89, 90, 91, 92 and 93. T.R. Ravi, Administrative Officer, West Zone, Coimbatore Corporation, will be in-charge of election in Wards 94, 95 and 96. And, P.A. Ganeshwaran, Executive Engineer, East, Coimbatore Corporation, will take care of election in Wards 97, 98, 99 and 100. The Commissioner will be the returning officer and the Deputy Commissioner, the assistant returning officer, for election for the post of Mayor.

Candidates who want to file nominations for the Mayor's post may do so with either of the officers.


  • The zones are north, east, south, west and central
  • The Commissioner will be the returning officer for election of Mayor post

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