Andhra Pradesh Legislature

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Legislature of Andhra Pradesh
14th Assembly
Type
Type
Seats 175 + 56
Elections
Last election
2014
Website
http://www.aplegislature.org

Coordinates: 17°24′06″N 78°28′05″E / 17.401586°N 78.467995°E / 17.401586; 78.467995 The Andhra Pradesh Legislature is the state legislature of Andhra Pradesh. The Andhra Pradesh legislature has been both unicameral and bicameral in its history.

State legislature[edit]

The Andhra Pradesh Legislature is currently bicameral.

  1. The lower house is called the Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly. At present the Legislative Assembly of Andhra Pradesh consists of 175 Members.
  2. The Upper House, known as the Andhra Pradesh Legislative Council, has lesser powers than the Assembly and several of its members are nominated by the Assembly. Others are elected from various sections of the society like Graduates and Teachers. Currently the Legislative Council consists of 56 members.

From 1956 to 1958 the Andhra Pradesh Legislature was unicameral and from 1958 when the Council was formed, it became bicameral and continued till 1 June 1985 when the Legislative Council was abolished and the Andhra Pradesh Legislature once again became unicameral. This continued until March 2007 when the Legislative Council was reestablished and elections were held for its seats as per The Andhra Pradesh Legislative Council Bill, 2004.[1]

Seat of government[edit]

Until the formation of Telangana in June 2014, the State Assembly Building, located in Hyderabad city, was the seat of the Andhra Pradesh Legislature. It was built in 1913. It adjoins the picturesque public gardens also known as the famous hanging gardens.

Politics[edit]

The Indian National Congress(INC) won its second consecutive term in the Legislative Assembly elections with an absolute majority held during April–May 2009. After the accidental death of Y.S. Rajashekar Reddy in a chopper crash, K Rosaiah replaced him as Chief Minister. Due to health reasons, K Rosaiah had to step down and Kiran Kumar Reddy as Chief Minister at present president's rule after 41 years(mar 2014). On 2014 Generel elections, Telugu Desam Party Stood as single largest party with 102 seats under the leader ship of Mr Nara Chandra Babu Naidu defeating the Y.S.R Congress party headed by the Young politician Y.S Jagan Mohan Reddy.

Membership[edit]

Party Seats +/− Votes % +/−
TDP 102
YSR Congress 67
BJP 4
INC 0
CPI 0
CPI(M) 0
LSP 0
AAP 0
Others 2

Speakers [2][edit]

Andhra state[edit]

  • Nallapati venkatramayya chowdary, Guntur district.
  • Mr. R. Lakshminarasimham Dora.

Andhra Pradesh [3][edit]

Legislative Assembly Constituencies[edit]

There are a total of 175 Assembly Constituencies, across 13 districts, in the state of Andhra Pradesh.

Constituencies by district in Andhra Pradesh
District Count Constituencies

Constituencies Constituencies

Anantapur 14 Anantapur Urban, Dharmavaram, Guntakal, Hindupur, Kadiri, Kalyandurg, Madakasira, Penukonda, Puttaparthi, Raptadu, Rayadurg, Singanamala, Tadpatri, Uravakonda
Chittoor 14 Chittoor, Chandragiri, Gangadhara nellore, Kuppam, Madanapalli, Nagari, Palamaneru, Pileru, Punganuru, Satyavedu, Srikalahasti, Thamballapalle, Tirupati, Puthalapattu
East Godavari 19 Amalapuram, Anaparthy, Gannavaram, Jaggampeta, Kakinada City, Kakinada Rural, Kothapeta, Mandapeta, Mummidivaram, Peddapuram, Pithapuram, Prathipadu, Rajahmundry City, Rajamundry Rural, Rajanagaram, Ramachandrapuram, Rampachodavaram, Razole, Tuni
Guntur 17 Bapatla, Chilakaluripet, Guntur East, Guntur West, Gurazala, Macherla, Mangalagiri, Narasaraopet, Pedakurapadu, Ponnur, Prathipadu, Repalle, Sattenapalli, Tadikonda, Tenali, Vemuru, Vinukonda
Kadapa 10 Badvel, Jammalamadugu, Kadapa, Kamalapuram, Koduru, Mydukur, Proddatur, Pulivendula, Rajampeta, Rayachoti
Krishna 16 Avanigadda, Gannavaram, Gudivada, Jaggayyapeta, Kaikaluru, Machilipatnam, Mylavaram, Nandigama, Nuziveedu, Pamarru, Pedana, Penamaluru, Tiruvuru, Vijayawada (Central), Vijayawada (East), Vijayawada (West)
Kurnool 14 Adoni, Allagadda, Alur, Banaganapalle, Dhone, Kodumur, Kurnool, Mantralayam, Nandikotkur, Nandyal, Panyam, Pattikonda, Srisailam, Yemmiganur
Nellore 10 Atmakur, Gudur, Kavali, Kovur, Nellore City, Nellore Rural, Sarvepalli, Sullurpeta, Venkatagiri, Udayagiri
Prakasam 12 Addanki, Chirala, Darsi, Giddaluru, Kandukur, Kanigiri, Kondapi, Markapuram, Ongole, Parchuru, Santhanuthalapadu, Yerragondapalem
Srikakulam 10 Amadalavalasa, Etcherla, Ichchapuram, Narasannapeta, Palakonda, Palasa, Pathapatnam, Rajam, Srikakulam, Tekkali
Visakhapatnam 15 Anakapalle, Araku Valley, Bhimli, Chodavaram, Elamanchili, Gajuwaka, Madugula, Narsipatnam, Paderu, Payakaraopeta, Pendurthi, Visakhapatnam East, Visakhapatnam North, Visakhapatnam South, Visakhapatnam West
Vizianagaram 9 Bobbili, Cheepurupalle, Gajapathinagaram, Kurupam, Nellimarla, Parvathipuram, Salur, Srungavarapukota, Vizianagaram
West Godavari 15 Achanta, Bhimavaram, Chintalapudi, Denduluru, Eluru, Gopalapuram, Kovvur, Narasapuram, Nidadavole (Assembly constituency), Palakol, Polavaram, Tadepalligudem, Tanuku, Undi, Unguturu

Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly terms[edit]

Following are the years of constitution and dissolution of the Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly. [4]

Assembly Constitution Dissolution Comments
1st 1953 1955 1st Andhra Legislative Assembly
2nd 03-Mar-1955 01-Mar-1962
3rd 03-Mar-1962 28-Feb-1967
4th 01-Mar-1967 14-Mar-1972
5th 1972 1978
6th 1978 1983
7th 1983 1984
8th 1985 1989
9th 1989 1994
10th 1994 1999
11th 1999 2003
12th 2004 2009
13th 2009 2014
14th 2014 Incumbent

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1][dead link]
  2. ^ http://www.aplegislature.org/former-speakers;jsessionid=BACCA0CE3717F6420346B135E7274BE8
  3. ^ http://www.aplegislature.org/former-speakers;jsessionid=BACCA0CE3717F6420346B135E7274BE8
  4. ^ "Aeesmbly terms". A.P. Assembly website. Retrieved Jan 2014. 

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