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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
Seats 40
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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
Single transferable vote
Last election
30 December 2015
Meeting place
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Jubilee Hall, Hyderabad
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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]