Telangana Legislative Assembly

The Telangana Legislative Assembly is the lower house of the Telangana Legislature. The Legislative Assembly of Telangana currently consists of 119 elected members. Its chief engineer was Nawab Sarwar Jung.

Telangana Legislative Assembly
2nd Legislative Assembly of Telangana
Coat of arms or logo
Term limits
5 years
Deputy Speaker
Akbaruddin Owaisi, AIMIM
since 6 June 2019
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Political groups
Government (111)

Others (8)

  •      INC (6)
  •      BJP (1)
  •      TDP (1)
First past the post
Last election
7 December 2018
Next election
December 2023
Meeting place
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Assembly Building, Hyderabad, Telangana, India
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The members of the Vidhana Sabha are directly elected by people through adult franchise.

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Each constituency elects one member of the assembly. Members are popularly known as M.L.A's. The assembly is elected using the simple plurality or "first past the post" electoral system. The elections are conducted by the Election Commission of India.

The normal term of the members lasts for five years. In case of death, resignation or disqualification of a member, a by-election is conducted for constituency represented by the member. The house can be dissolved under the following conditions: 1. Failure to govern the state under the constitution, 2. inability of anyone to command majority support in the house for more than 1 month, or 3.unopposed decision of cabinet to dissolve the house. The person who commands majority support of house members becomes the Chief Minister, forms the cabinet and his party/coalition becomes the ruling party/coalition.

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