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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
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 Mynampally 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

  1. ^ "New state Legislative Assembly building allocated to Telangana". Deccan Chronicle. 
  2. ^ "TRS to contest all three MLC seats from MLAs quota". The Hindu. 2017-03-05. ISSN 0971-751X. Retrieved 2018-05-22. 
  3. ^ "Jafri elected as MLC". Telangana Today. 2017-03-03. Retrieved 2018-05-22. 
  4. ^ "Council polls: 3 TRS candidates elected unopposed". Business Standard India. 2017-03-10. Retrieved 2018-05-22. 
  5. ^ "TRS-backed nominee wins Hyderabad Teachers' MLC seat". Telangana Today. 2017-03-23. Retrieved 2018-05-22.