Tamil Nadu Legislature

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The Tamil Nadu Legislature is the unicameral legislature of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. The Legislature is composed of Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly and the Governor of Tamil Nadu

Tamil Nadu Legislature
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Type
Type
Leadership
Structure
Seats234
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Political groups

Government (125)

Opposition (107)

Others (2)

Elections
First-past-the-post
Last election
16 May 2016
Meeting place
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Fort St. George, Tamil Nadu Legislature Hall
Website
http://www.assembly.tn.gov.in
Footnotes
The Assembly was established in 1937 for the Madras Presidency. The Presidency became Madras State in the Republic of India in 1950; Madras State in its current state was formed in 1956 and renamed as Tamil Nadu on 14 January 1969

Until 1986, the Tamil Nadu Legislature was a bicameral legislature consisting of:

In 2010, the erstwhile Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) Government took steps to revive the Tamil Nadu Legislative Council and convert the legislature back into a bicameral one, but the administration left power during this time and was unable to continue. The present All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) Government has expressed its intent not to revive the Tamil Nadu Legislative Council.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Edappadi-Palaniswami-sworn-in-as-Tamil-Nadu-Chief-Minister". Retrieved 16 February 2017.

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