Chhattisgarh Legislative Assembly
|5th Legislative Assembly of Chhattisgarh|
|First past the post|
|12 and 20 November 2018|
|Chhattisgarh Legislative Assembly , Vidhan Sabha Bhavan, Raipur, Chhattisgarh, India|
The seat of the Vidhan Sabha is at Raipur, the capital of the state. The Vidhan Sabha comprises 90 Members of Legislative Assembly, which include 90 members directly elected from single-seat constituency. Its term is 5 years, unless sooner dissolved.
The state of Chhattisgarh was created by the Madhya Pradesh Reorganization Act 2000, approved by the President of India on 25 August 2000. The Chhattisgarh Vidhan Sabha came into existence with the creation of the state on 1 November 2000. The first session of the Chhattisgarh Vidhan Sabha was held at Jashpur hall of Rajkumar College in Raipur. Later, the Vidhan Sabha was shifted to the newly constructed Chhattisgarh Vidhan Sabha Bhavan at Vidhan Nagar, on Raipur–Baloda Bazar Road.
Chhattisgarh Vidhan Sabha sits for three sessions (Budget, Monsoon & Winter).
List of AssembliesEdit
|Assembly||Election Year||Speaker||Chief Minister||Party||Opposition Leader||Party|
|1st Assembly[a]||1998||Rajendra Prasad Shukla||Ajit Jogi||INC||Nand Kumar Sai||BJP|
|2nd Assembly||2003||Prem Prakash Pandey||Raman Singh||BJP||Mahendra Karma||INC|
|3rd Assembly||2008||Dharamlal Kaushik||Ravindra Choubey|
|4th Assembly||2013||Gaurishankar Agrawal||T. S. Singh Deo|
|5th Assembly||2018||Charan Das Mahant||Bhupesh Baghel||INC||Dharamlal Kaushik||BJP|
Members of Legislative AssemblyEdit
- "Chhattisgarh Legislative Assembly". Legislative Bodies in India website. Retrieved 9 December 2010.
- "Chhattisgarh Vidhan Sabha". Government of India. Retrieved 19 March 2013.
- "Speaker". Chhattisgarh Vidhan Sabha website. Retrieved 10 December 2010.
- "The Madhya Pradesh Reorganization Act, 2000" (PDF). 2000. p. 6. Archived (PDF) from the original on 8 July 2019. Retrieved 8 July 2019.
- "Sarguja royal elected leader of Opposition in Chhattisgarh". The Statesman. 3 January 2014. Archived from the original on 6 March 2014.