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Telangana Legislative Council

The Legislative Council of Telangana or the Telangana Vidhan Parishad is the upper house of the bicameral legislature of the Indian state of Telangana; the lower house being the Telangana Legislative Assembly. It is situated in the state capital of Hyderabad, and has 40 members. The Vidhan Parishad has been in existence on 2 June 2014 after bifurcation from Andhra Pradesh state.

Telangana Legislative Council
తెలంగాణ శాసన మండలి
1st Council
Type
Type
Structure
Seats 40
Telangana council.svg
Political groups


(After 10.03.2017 MLA quota elections)
Government (24)

  •   TRS: 24 seats

Opposition (12)

  •   INC: 8 seats
  •   AIMIM: 2 seats
  •   BJP: 1 seat
  •   Independent: 1 seat

Other (1)

  •   Vacant: 4 seats
Elections
Single transferable vote
Last election
30 December 2015
Meeting place
Jubilee Hall.jpg
Jubilee Hall, Hyderabad
Website
Legislative Council - Telangana-Legislature

LocationEdit

Sessions of the Legislative Council are held at the historic Jubilee Hall in Hyderabad, the state capital.[1]


Current membersEdit

The following list includes the following:

  • 14 members from Local authorities
  • 6 members nominated by Governor
  • 14 members elected by MLAs
  • 3 members elected by Teachers of the state
  • 3 members elected by Graduates


SNo NAME OF MEMBER Constituency Party Position Term Commences Retirement
1 D. Rajeshwara Rao Nominated by Governor TRS 06-03-2017 05-03-2023 [2]
2 Farooq Hussain Nominated by Governor TRS 06-03-2017 05-03-2023
3 Syed Amin-ul Hasan Jafri Hyderabad Local Authorities AIMIM 02-05-2011 01-05-2023 (Re-elected) [3]
4 Alimineti Krishna Reddy Elected by MLAs TRS 30-03-2017 29-03-2023 [4]
5 Mynampalli Hanumantha Rao Elected by MLAs TRS 30-03-2017 29-03-2023
6 Gangadhar Goud Vullola Elected by MLAs TRS 30-03-2011 29-03-2023 (Re-elected on TRS ticket)
7 Katepally Janardan Reddy Mahbubnagar-Rangareddy-Hyderabad Teachers PRTU (Backed by TRS) 30-03-2017 29-03-2023 [5]

ReferencesEdit