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Maharashtra Legislative Council
6th Assembly
Type
Type
Leadership
Chairman
Shivajirao Bapusaheb Deshmukh, INC
since 13 August 2004
Deputy Chairman
Vasant Shankar Davkhare, NCP
since 13 August 2004 ( Second Term)
Leader of House
Ajit Anantrao Pawar, NCP
Leader of Opposition
Vinod Shreedhar Tawde, BJP
since 23rd Dec. 2011
Seats 78
Meeting place
Maharashtra Legislative Council
Website
http://www.maharashtra.gov.in
Vidhana Bhavan in Mumbai (summer session)
Vidhan Bhavan, Nagpur, the auxiliary seat of the Maharashtra Vidhan Parishad

The Maharashtra Vidhan Parishad or Maharashtra State Legislative Council is the upper house of the bicameral legislature of Maharashtra state in western India.

Location[edit]

The seat of the Vidhan Parishad is situated at the Nariman Point area of South Mumbai in the capital Mumbai. The budget session and the monsoon session are convened in Mumbai whereas the winter session is convened in the auxiliary capital Nagpur.

Salient features[edit]

The present strength of the Vidhan Parishad is 78 members. 12 members are nominated by the Governor and rest of them are elected indirectly through electoral colleges. 31 members are elected by the Vidhan Sabha members. 21 members are elected by the local bodies of Maharashtra. Seven members are elected by the teachers and the same number of members are elected by the graduates. It is a continuous House and not subject to dissolution. However, one-third of its members retire every second year and are replaced by new members. As such a member enjoys a tenure of six years. The members of the Vidhan Parishad elect its Chairman and Deputy Chairman.

Current leaders[edit]

Current Chairman is Shivajirao Deshmukh and Deputy Chairman is Vasant Davkhare. Leader of the House is Govindrao Adik and Leader of Opposition is Vinod Tawde.[1]

Constituencies and members[edit]

The following are the constituencies of the Maharashtra Vidhan Parishad:[2]

Elected by Vidhan Sabha Members (31)[edit]

  1. Indian National Congress (28 July 2012 - 27 July 2018[3] )
  2. Manikrao Thakare, Indian National Congress (2004–2012) (28 July 2012 - 27 July 2018[3])
  3. Sharad Namdev Ranpise, Indian National Congress (28 July 2012 - 27 July 2018[3])
  4. Jayant Prabhakar Patil, Peasants and Workers Party of India (28 July 2012 - 27 July 2018[3])
  5. Jaidev Gaikwad, Nationalist Congress Party (28 July 2012 - 27 July 2018[3])
  6. Narendra Patil, Nationalist Congress Party (28 July 2012 - 27 July 2018[3])
  7. Amarsinh Pandit, Nationalist Congress Party (28 July 2012 - 27 July 2018[3])
  8. Vinayak Raut, Shiv Sena (28 July 2012 - 27 July 2018[3])
  9. Anil D Parab, Shiv Sena (28 July 2012 - 27 July 2018[3])
  10. Vijay Girkar, Bharatiya Janata Party (28 July 2012 - 27 July 2018[3]
  11. Ashish Shelar, Bharatiya Janata Party(28 July 2012 - 27 July 2018[3]) [4]
  12. Chandrakant Batesingh Raghuvanshi , Indian National Congress
  13. Haribhau Rathod, Indian National Congress
  14. Deepak Ramchandra Sawant
  15. Vinayakrao Mete, Nationalist Congress Party
  16. Divakar M. Raote, Shiv Sena
  17. Shri Pritviraj Dajisaheb Chavan, Indian National Congress
  18. Shivajirao Bapusaheb Deshmukh, Indian National Congress(1996–2002)(2002–2008),(2008–2014),(2014-2020)
  19. Smt. Kanta Jaysing Nalawade, Bharatiya Janata Party
  20. Vilas Vinayak Avchat, Shiv Sena
  21. Dr. Neelam Divakar Gorhe, Shiv Sena
  22. Vinod Shridhar Tawde, Bharatiya Janata Party
  23. Pandurang Phundkar Bharatiya Janata Party
  24. Dipti Chaudhari, Indian National Congress
  25. Vijay Sawant, Independent
  26. Ramraje Nail-Nimbalkar, Nationalist Congress Party
  27. Prakash Binsale, Nationalist Congress Party
  28. Dhananjay Munde, Nationalist Congress Party
  29. Shobha Phadnavis, Bharatiya Janata Party
  30. Divakar M. Raote, Shiv Sena
  31. Anand Thakur, Nationalist Congress Party

[5]

Local Authorities' constituencies (21)[edit]

  1. Mumbai (1): Ramdas Kadam, Shiv Sena (2 Jan 2010 - 1 Jan 2016)[6]
  2. Mumbai (2): Bhai Jagtap
  3. Dhule-cum-Nandurbar: Amrish Patel
  4. Nagpur: Rajendra Mulak, Indian National Congress
  5. Ahmednagar: Arun Jagtap, Independent
  6. Solapur: Deepak Salunke, Nationalist Congress Party
  7. Kolhapur: Mahadev Mahadik, Indian National Congress
  8. Akola-cum-Washim-cum-Buldhana: Gopalkisan Radhakisan Bajoria, Shiv Sena (2 Jan 2010 - 1 Jan 2016)[6]
  9. Jalgaon: Vacant[7]
  10. Nashik: Jayant Jadhav, Nationalist Congress Party[8]
  11. Thane: Vasant Davkhare, Nationalist Congress Party (1992–98)(1998–2004)(2004–2010)(2010–2016)
  12. Raigad-cum-Ratnagiri-cum-Sindhudurg: Anil Tatkare, Nationalist Congress Party.[8]
  13. Pune: Anil Shivajirao Bhosale, Nationalist Congress Party
  14. Sangli-cum-Satara: Prabhakar Gharge Nationalist Congress Party
  15. Osmanabad-cum-Latur-cum-Beed: Diliprao Deshmukh, Indian National Congress(2000–2006)(2006–2012).[8]
  16. Aurangabad-cum-Jalna: Subhash Zambad, Indian National Congress (2013–2018)
  17. Parbhani-Hingoli: Abdullah Latif Khan alais Babajani Durrani, Nationalist Congress Party
  18. Nanded: Amarnath Rajurkar, Indian National Congress
  19. Amravati: Pravin Pote, Bhartiya Janta Party
  20. Yavatmal: Sandeep Bajoria, Nationalist Congress Party[9]
  21. Wardha-cum-Chandrapur-cum-Gadhchiroli: Mitesh Bhangdia, Bhartiya Janta Party

Teachers' constituencies (7)[edit]

  1. Mumbai: Kapil Patil, Lok Bharti ( July 2004- July 2018)
  2. Nashik: Apurva Prashant Hiray, Independent ( July 2012- July 2018)[10]
  3. Konkan: Ramnath Mote, Bharatiya Janata Party
  4. Pune: Bhagwan Salunkhe, Bharatiya Janata Party[11]
  1. Aurangabad: Vikram Kale, Nationalist Congress Party
  2. Amravati: Vasantrao Dadarao Khotre[12]
  3. Nagpur: Nago G Ganar

Graduates' constituencies (7)[edit]

  1. Mumbai Graduates - Dr Deepak Sawant-Shiv Sena ( July 2004- July 2018)
  2. Konkan Division Graduates - Niranjan Davkhare, National Congress Party ( July 2012- July 2018)[10]
  3. Pune Division Graduates - Chandrakant Bacchu Patil, Bharatiya Janata Party[11]
  4. Nashik Division Graduates - Dr. Sudhir Tambe.
  5. Aurangabad Division Graduates - Satish Chavan
  6. Amravati Division Graduates - Dr.Ranjeet V Patil[12]
  7. Nagpur Division Graduates - Nitin Gadkari, Bhartiya Janata Party

[5]

Nominated (12)[edit]

Governors Nomination
  1. Mirza Khwaja Baig Nationalist Congress Party (2014-2020)
  2. Prakash Gajbiye Nationalist Congress Party (2014-2020)

[5]

Former members[edit]

  1. Shri Ramrao Hukkerikar (Indian National Congress) (1952)
  2. Shri K M Azhar Husain (Indian National Congress) (1994–2000)
  3. Dhulappa Bhaurao Navale Indian National Congress (1963 to 1972)Sangli-cum-Satara district.
  4. Ulhas Shivram Pawar, Indian National Congress (28 July 2006 - 27 July 2012[3] )
  5. Pasha Patel, Bhartiya Janata Party[4]
  6. Sanjay Kelkar, Bhartiya Janta Party - Konkan Division Graduates[10]
  7. Dilip Sonawane - Nashik Teachers ( July 2006 - July 2012 )[10]
  8. Ashok Mankar Bhartiya Janata Party (2 Jan 2004 - 1 Jan 2010) Nagpur Local[6]
  9. Jitendra Awhad, Nationalist Congress Party (Feb 2002 - Feb 2008)(March 2008 - October 2009)
  10. Rajendra Patni, Shiv Sena (1997–2003)
  11. Datta Meghe, (1978–1991) (2002–2002)
  12. Prakash Jawdekar, Bhartiya Janata party (1990–2002) Pune Graduates
  13. Jaisingrao Gaikwad Patil, Bhartiya Janata party (1990–1996),(1996–1999) Auragabad Graduates
  14. Laxman Mane (1990–1996) (Nominated)
  15. R.S. Gavai(1964–1994)
  16. Manohar Joshi Shiv Sena (1972–1989)
  17. P. M. Patil
  18. Suresh Moreshwar Bhalerao
  19. Vilasrao Shinde, Nationalist Congress Party
  20. Jagannath ShewalePatil (Nationalist Congress Party) Pune

See also[edit]

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