Chhattisgarh Legislative Assembly

The Chhattisgarh Vidhan Sabha or the Chhattisgarh Legislative Assembly is the unicameral state legislature of Chhattisgarh state in India.

Chhattisgarh Legislative Assembly
4th Legislative Assembly of Chhattisgarh
Type
Type
Term limits
5 years
Leadership
Structure
Seats90
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Political groups
Government (69)
  •      INC (69)

Opposition (14)

  •      BJP (14)

Others (7)

  •      JCC (5)
  •      BSP (2)
Elections
First past the post
Last election
12 and 20 November 2018
Next election
November 2023
Meeting place
Legislative Assembly Chamber, Vidhan Sabha Bhavan, Raipur, Chhattisgarh, India
Website
http://cgvidhansabha.gov.in

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.[1] Its term is 5 years, unless sooner dissolved.

HistoryEdit

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.[1]

SessionsEdit

Chhattisgarh Vidhan Sabha sits for three sessions (Budget, Monsoon & Winter).[2]

Party-wise Members in the 5th Assembly (Formed in December 2018)Edit

Party Seats
Indian National Congress 69
Bharatiya Janata Party 14
Janta Congress Chhattisgarh 5
Bahujan Samaj Party 2
Total Seats 90

List of AssembliesEdit

Colour key for parties
  BJP
  INC
Assembly Election Year Speaker[3] Chief Minister Party Opposition Leader Party
First/Interim 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

NotesEdit

  1. ^ The first Legislative Assembly of Chhattisgarh was constituted by the MLA's elected in the 1998 Madhya Pradesh Legislative Assembly election, whose constituencies were in the newly formed Chhattisgarh.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Chhattisgarh Legislative Assembly". Legislative Bodies in India website. Retrieved 9 December 2010.
  2. ^ "Chhattisgarh Vidhan Sabha". Government of India. Retrieved 19 March 2013.
  3. ^ "Speaker". Chhattisgarh Vidhan Sabha website. Retrieved 10 December 2010.
  4. ^ "The Madhya Pradesh Reorganization Act, 2000" (PDF). 2000. p. 6. Archived (PDF) from the original on 8 July 2019. Retrieved 8 July 2019.

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