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The Paurashava Ordinance, 1977 (Ordinance)

( Ordinance NO. XXVI OF 1977 )

Chapter X


123. A Paurashava may, and if so required by the Prescribed Authority shall,-
(a) establish and maintain information centres for the furtherance of civic education and the dissemination of information on such matters as community development, and other matters of public interest;
(b) maintain radio sets at public institutions and public places;
(c) organise museums, exhibitions and art galleries;
(d) provide and maintain public halls and community centres;
(e) celebrate the Holy Prophet's Birthday, Independence day and other national holidays;
(f) provide for the reception of distinguished visitors visiting the municipality;
(g) encourage national language;
(h) promote physical culture, and encourage public games and sports and organise rallies and tournaments;
(i) promote tours to the municipality and adopt measures for the preservation of the historical and indigenous characteristics of the municipality ;
(j) provide, promote or subsidise facilities for the recreation of the public; and
(k) adopt any other measures likely to promote cultural progress and advancement.

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