Municipal Corporation: Municipal Corporation is the legal term for a local governing body. A Municipal Corporation or city corporation is a local government in India that administers urban areas with a population of more than one million.
Municipality: A Municipality is usually a single urban or administrative division having corporate status and powers of self-government or jurisdiction as granted by national and state laws to which it is subordinate.
Cantonment Board: A Cantonment Board is a civic administration body in India under the control of the Ministry of Defence. The Board comprises elected members besides ex-officio and nominated members as per the Cantonments Act, 2006.
Town Panchayat: A town panchayat is a small town of approximately 20,000 to 25,000 inhabitants. It is formed under the panchayati raj administrative system.
Panchayati Raj: Panchayati Raj generally refers to the system of local self-government in India introduced by a Constitutional Amendment in 1992,
Gram Sabha: Gram Sabha is a body consisting of all persons whose names are included in the electoral rolls for the Panchayat at the village level.
Mayor: Mayor is a person who is elected or chosen to lead the group who governs a town or city
Ward: A ward is a local authority area, typically used for electoral purposes.
Nagar Palika: In India, Nagar Palika, is an urban local body that administers a city of population 100,000 or more
Councillor: A member of a council
Dyarchy: Government by two independent authorities (especially in India 1919–35).