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Rajasthan Legislative Assembly

The Rajasthan Legislative Assembly or the Rajasthan Vidhan Sabha is the unicameral legislature of the Indian state of Rajasthan. The assembly meets at Vidhana Bhavan situated in Jaipur, the capital of Rajasthan. Members of the Legislative assembly are directly elected by the people for a term of 5 years. Presently, the legislative assembly consists of 200 members.

Rajasthan Legislative Assembly
14th Legislative Assembly of Rajasthan
Type
Type
Term limits
5 years
Leadership
Speaker
Deputy Speaker
Leader of the House
(Chief Minister)
Leader of the Opposition
Structure
Seats 200
Rajasthan Legislative Assembly Dec 2017.svg
Political groups

Government (161)

  •      BJP (160)
  •      NPP (1)

Opposition (36)

Vacant (3)

Elections
First past the post
Last election
1 December 2013
Next election
November-December 2018
Meeting place
Vidhan Bhavan, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India
Website
http://rajassembly.nic.in/

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HistoryEdit

The First Rajasthan Legislative Assembly (1952–57) was inaugurated on 31 March 1952. It had a strength of 160 members. The strength was increased to 190 after the merger of the erstwhile Ajmer State with Rajasthan in 1956. The Second (1957–62) and Third (1962–67) Legislative Assemblies had a strength of 176. The Fourth (1967–72) and Fifth (1972–77) Legislative Assembly comprised 184 members each. The strength became 200 from the Sixth (1977–80) Legislative Assembly onwards. The Fourteenth Legislative Assembly was commenced on 21 January 2013.[1] Umed Singh of Barmer was youngest member of Rajasthan Legislative Assembly, as in 1962 election Result was declared on 19 February 1962 and he was elected from Barmer, that time he was just 25 year and 4 months old.[2]

Political partiesEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Rajasthan Legislative Assembly – House Tenure". Rajasthan Legislative Assembly website. Retrieved 2 September 2010. 
  2. ^ "Statistical report on the 1962 election to the Legislative Assembly" (PDF). pp. 7, 212. 

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