Odisha Legislative Assembly

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Odisha Legislative Assembly
ଓଡ଼ିଶା ବିଧାନ ସଭା
15th Assembly
Type
Type
Leadership
Speaker
Niranjan Pujari[1]BJD
since 26 May 2014
Deputy Speaker
Sananda Marndi[2], BJD
since 16 June 2014
Leader of the House
Naveen Patnaik, BJD
Leader of the Opposition
Structure
Seats 147
Political groups

BJD (117)
INC(16)
BJP(10)
SKD (1)
CPI(M)(1

Independent(2)
Elections
First-past-the-post
Last election
2014
Meeting place
ORISSA SECRETARIAT.jpg
Bidhan Sabha
Website
http://ws.ori.nic.in/ola/

The Odisha Legislative Assembly is the unicameral state legislature of Odisha state in eastern India. The seat of the Legislative Assembly is at Bhubaneshwar, the capital of the state. The Legislative Assembly comprises 147 Members of Legislative Assembly.[4]

History[edit]

The following is the list of Odisha Legislative Assembly sittings:

No. Name Constitution Dissolution Speaker[5]
a First Pre-Independent Assembly 03.02.1937 14.09.1945 Shri Mukunda Prasad Das (28.07.1937 - 29.05.1946)
b Second Pre-Independent Assembly 18.04.1946 20.02.1952 Lal Mohan Patnaik (29.05.1946 - 06.03.1952)
1 First Assembly after Independence 20.02.1952 04.03.1957 Nanda Kishore Das (06.03.1952 - 27.05.1957)
2 Second Assembly 01.04.1957 25.02.1961 Nilakantha Das (27.05.1957 – 01.07.1961)
3 Third Assembly 21.06.1961 01.03.1967 Lingaraj Panigrahi (01.07.1961 – 18.03.1967)
4 Fourth Assembly 01.03.1967 23.01.1971 Nanda Kishore Misra (18.03.1967 – 12.04.1971)
5 Fifth Assembly 23.03.1971 03.03.1973 Nanda Kishore Misra (12.04.1971 – 21.03.1974)
6 Sixth Assembly 06.03.1974 30.04.1977 Braja Mohan Mohanty (21.03.1974 - 01.07.1977)
7 Seventh Assembly 26.06.1977 17.02.1980 Satyapriya Mohanty (01.07.1977 – 12.06.1980)
8 Eighth Assembly 09.06.1980 09.03.1985 Somnath Rath (12.06.1980 – 11.02.1984)*
Prasanna Kumar Dash (22.02.1984 - 14.02.1985)
9 Ninth Assembly 09.03.1985 03.03.1990 Prasanna Kumar Dash (14.02.1985 – 09.03.1990)
10 Tenth Assembly 03.03.1990 15.03.1995 Yudhistir Das (09.03.1990 – 22.03.1995)
11 Eleventh Assembly 15.03.1995 29.02.2000 Kishore Chandra Patel (22.03.1995 - 14.01.1996)*
Chintamani Dyan Samantra (16.02.1996 – 10.03.2000)
12 Twelfth Assembly 29.02.2000 06.02.2004 Sarat Kumar Kar (10.03.2000 - 21.05.2004)
13 Thirteenth Assembly 15.05.2004 19.05.2009 Maheshwar Mohanty (21.05.2004 - 31.03.2008)*
Kishore Kumar Mohanty (19.08.2008 - 25.05.2009)
14 Fourteenth Assembly 19.05.2009 24.05.2014 Pradip Kumar Amat (25.05.2009-24.05.2014)
15 Fifteenth Assembly 25.05.2014 Incumbent Niranjan Pujari (24.05.2014-Incumbent)

* Resigned

Leaders of Opposition[edit]

I.N.* Name Party Term start Term end
1 Shradhakara Supakar Ganatantra Parisad 16.02.1952 04.03.1957
2 Rajendra Narayan Singh Deo Ganatantra Parisad 01.04.1957 22.05.1959
(2) Rajendra Narayan Singh Deo Ganatantra Parishad/ Swatantra Party 21.06.1961 01.03.1967
3 Sadashiva Tripathy Indian National Congress 18.03.1967 14.09.1970
4 Gangadhra Mohapatra Utkal Congress 15.09.1970 23.01.1971
5 Binayak Acharya Congress(R) 04.05.1971 14.06.1972
(2) Rajendra Narayan Singh Deo Swatantra Party 14.06.1972 09.02.1973
6 Biju Patnaik Pragati Legislature Party (PLP) 09.02.1973 03.03.1973
(6) Biju Patnaik PLP/ Bharatiya Lok Dal 19.03.1974 24.03.1977
7 Ram Prasad Mishra Janata Legislature Party 31.03.1977 30.04.1977
8 Chintamani Panigrahi Indian National Congress 29.06.1977 20.02.1978
9 Brundaban Nayak Indian National Congress 20.02.1978 03.09.1979
10 Prahalad Mallick Janata Party 03.09.1979 13.02.1980
11 Ananta Narayan Singh Deo Janata Party 13.02.1980 17.02.1980
12 Sarat Kumar Dev United Front 02.04.1984 10.03.1985
(6) Biju Patnaik Janata Dal 22.03.1985 03.03.1990
(6) Biju Patnaik Janata Dal 23.03.1995 20.05.1996
13 Ashok Kumar Das Janata Dal 22.05.1996 17.12.1997
14 Rama Krishna Patnaik Biju Janata Dal 22.02.1998 16.11.1998
15 Prafulla Samal Biju Janata Dal 16.11.1998 01.12.1998
16 Satchidananda Dalal Biju Janata Dal 11.12.1998 29.02.2000
17 Ramakanta Mishra Indian National Congress 21.03.2000 06.02.2004
18 Janaki Ballabh Pattanaik Indian National Congress 04.06.2004 24.01.2009
19 Rama Chandra Ulaka Indian National Congress 24.01.2009 19.05.2009
20 Bhupinder Singh Indian National Congress 27.05.2009 07.03.2014
21 Surendra Singh Bhoi (interim) Indian National Congress 08.03.2014 16.05.2014-
22 Narasingha Mishra Indian National Congress 11.06.2014 Incumbent-

*: Incumbent number

Political Parties[edit]

Current Seats:

Party No. of Candidates Elected Vote Percentage
Biju Janata Dal 117 43.4%
Indian National Congress 16 25.7%
Bharatiya Janata Party 10 18.0%
Others 4 5.9%

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Niranjan Pujari new Odisha Assembly Speaker". Business Standard. Retrieved 22 June 2014. 
  2. ^ "Sanand Marandi elected dy speaker". Odisha Reporter. Retrieved 22 June 2014. 
  3. ^ "Narasingh Mishra New CLP Leader". New Indian Express. Retrieved 22 June 2014. 
  4. ^ "Orissa Legislative Assembly". legislativebodiesinindia.nic.in. 2005. Retrieved 29 December 2012. "The strength of Assembly was later increased to 147 with effect from the Sixth Legislative Assembly (1974)." 
  5. ^ "List of all speakers of Orissa Assembly till date". orissa.oriyaonline.com. Retrieved 29 December 2012. "Speakers of Orissa Assembly from 1937-2009" 

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