There shall be constituted Wards Committees, consisting of one or more
wards, within the territorial area of a Municipality having a
population of three lakhs or more.
(2) The Legislature of a State may, by law, make provision with
(a) the composition and the territorial area of a Wards Committee;
(b) the manner in which the seats in a Wards Committee shall be
(3) A member of a Municipality representing a ward within the
territorial area of the Wards Committee shall be a member of that
(4) Where a Wards Committee consists of-
(a) one ward, the member representing that ward in the Municipality;
(b) two or more wards, one of the members representing such wards in
the Municipality elected by the members of the Wards Committee,
shall be the Chairperson of that Committee.
(5) Nothing in this article shall be deemed to prevent the Legislature
of a State from making any provision for the constitution of
Committees in addition to the Wards Committees.