Maharashtra Legislative Assembly

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Maharashtra Vidhan Sabha
महाराष्ट्र विधान सभा
13th Assembly
Type
Type
Leadership
Speaker of the Assembly
Deputy Speaker of the Assembly
TBD, TBD
since 2014
Leader of the House
Devendra FadnavisBJP
since 2014
Opposition Leader
TBD, TBD
since 2014
Structure
Seats 288
Political groups

BJP (122)
SS (63)
INC (42)
NCP (41)
PWP (3)
BVA (3)
AIMIM (2)
MNS (1)
RSP (1)
CPI(M) (1)

Others (8)
Elections
First-past-the-post
Last election
October 15, 2014
Meeting place
Vidhan bhavan mumbai2.JPG
Vidhana Bhavan in Mumbai (summer session)
Website
http://maharashtra.gov.in/
Vidhan Bhavan in Nagpur, the seat of the winter session

The Maharashtra Vidhan Sabha or the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly (Marathi: महाराष्ट्र विधानसभा) is the lower house of the bicameral legislature of the Indian state of Maharashtra. It is situated in the Nariman Point area of South Mumbai in the capital Mumbai. Presently, 288 members of the Legislative Assembly are directly elected from the single-seat constituencies and one member is nominated. The members of the upper house, the Maharashtra Vidhan Parishad (the legislative council) are indirectly elected through an electoral college.

For the 13th Legislative Assembly, elections for which were held in 2014, 165 of the 288 elected members of the assembly face serious criminal charges including murder, attempt to murder, bringing communal disharmony, kidnapping and crime against women. [1]

List of Assemblies[edit]

The following is the list of all the Maharashtra Legislative Assemblies:[2]

Assembly Election Year Speaker Chief Minister Seats
1st Assembly 1960 Sayaji Silam Yashwantrao Chavan (Congress) Indian National Congress: had won 1957 poll
2nd Assembly 1962 Trambak Bharade Marotrao Kannamwar
P. K. Sawant (Caretaker)
Vasantrao Naik (Congress)
Congress: 215/264; PWP (शे का प): 15
3rd Assembly 1967 Trambak Bharade Vasantrao Naik (Congress) Congress: 203/270
4th Assembly 1972 S. K. Wankhede
Balasaheb Desai
Vasantrao Naik (Congress)
Shankarrao Chavan (Congress)
Vasantdada Patil (Congress)
Congress: 222; PWP: 7
5th Assembly 1978 Shivraj Patil
Pranlal Vora
Vasantdada Patil (INC)
Sharad Pawar (Rebel Congress)
President's Rule
Janata Party: 99/288; INC: 69; Cong (Indira): 62
- Post-poll Cong + Cong (I) Front
6th Assembly 1980 Sharad Dighe Abdul Rehman Antulay (Congress)
Babasaheb Bhosale (Congress)
Vasantdada Patil (Congress)
Congress: 186/288;
Sharad Congress: 47;
Janata:17; BJP:14
7th Assembly 1985 Shankarrao Jagtap Shivajirao Patil Nilangekar (INC)
Shankarrao Chavan (INC)
Sharad Pawar (INC)
Congress: 161;
Sharad Congress: 54;
Janata:20; BJP:16
8th Assembly 1990 Madhukarrao Chaudhari Sharad Pawar (INC)
Sudhakarrao Naik (INC)
Sharad Pawar (INC)
Congress: 141/288
Shiva Sena + BJP = 52+42
9th Assembly 1995 Dattaji Nalawade Manohar Joshi
Narayan Rane (Shiv Sena)
Shiv Sena: 73 + BJP: 65;
INC: 80/288
10th Assembly 1999 Arunlal Gujarathi Vilasrao Deshmukh
Sushilkumar Shinde (INC)
Congress: 75
Pawar's NCP: 58
- Post-poll Cong-NCP Front
Sena + BJP: 69+56
11th Assembly 2004 Babasaheb Kupekar Vilasrao Deshmukh
Ashok Chavan (INC)
Congress + NCP: 69+71
Sena+BJP = 62+54
12th Assembly 2009 Dilip Walse-Patil Ashok Chavan
Prithviraj Chavan (INC)
Congress + NCP: 82+62
Sena+BJP = 45+46
RPI (Athavale): 14
MNS (Raj Thackeray): 13
13th Assembly 2014 Haribhau Bagade Devendra Fadnavis (BJP) BJP+Allies:122+1
Shiv Sena:63
Congress:42
NCP:41
MNS:1

Sessions[edit]

The budget session and the monsoon session are convened in Mumbai whereas the winter session is convened in the auxiliary capital Nagpur. but in 1975 because of election were in winter season, monsoon (second) session was convened in Nagpur and winter (third) session was convened in Mumbai (capital).

Political parties[edit]

Summary of the October 2014 Maharashtra Legislative Assembly election results
Parties Flag Seats
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) BJP election symbol.svg 122
Shiv Sena (SHS) Indian Election Symbol Bow And Arrow.png 63
Indian National Congress (INC) Flag of the Indian National Congress.svg 42
Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) NCP-flag.svg 41
Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) Flag of Maharashtra Navnirman Sena.svg 1
Samajwadi Party (SP) 1
Peasants and Workers Party of India (PWPI) 3
Bahujan Vikas Aghadi (BVA) No flag.svg 3
Communist Party of India (Marxist) (CPI-M) CPI-M-flag.svg 1
Others No flag.svg 7 [3]
Summary of the October 2009 Maharashtra Legislative Assembly election results
Parties Flag Seats
Indian National Congress (INC) Flag of the Indian National Congress.svg 82
Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) NCP-flag.svg 62
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) 46
Shiv Sena (SHS) 44
Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) Flag of Maharashtra Navnirman Sena.svg 13
Samajwadi Party (SP) 4
Peasants and Workers Party of India (PWPI) 4
Bahujan Vikas Aghadi (BVA) No flag.svg 2
Communist Party of India (Marxist) (CPI-M) CPI-M-flag.svg 1
Others No flag.svg 30[4]

Members of Legislative Assembly of Maharashtra for 2014-2019[edit]

See: Maharashtra Legislative Assembly election, 2014

Elections[edit]

Elections to the Maharashtra Legislative assembly were held in the following years and corresponding Maharashtra Assembly are constituted:[5]

See also[edit]

References[edit]