Tamil Nadu Legislature

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Tamil Nadu Legislature
தமிழ் நாடு சட்டமன்றம்
Tamiḻnāṭu caṭṭamaṉṟam
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Type
Type
Leadership
Deputy Speaker
Structure
Seats 235
Political groups
AIADMK+ (203)
DMK+ (31)
Elections
First-past-the-post
Last election
13 April, 2011
Meeting place
Fort St. George, Tamil Nadu Legislature Hall
Website
http://www.assembly.tn.gov.in
Footnotes
The Assembly was established in 1937 for the Madras Presidency. The Presidency became Madras State in the Republic of India in 1950; Madras State in its current state was formed in 1956 and renamed as Tamil Nadu on 14 January 1969

The Tamil Nadu Legislature is the unicameral legislature of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. The Legislature is composed of Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly and the Governor of Tamil Nadu

Till 1986, the Tamil Nadu Legislature was a bicameral legislature consisting of the

In 2010, the erstwhile Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) Government took steps to revive the Tamil Nadu Legislative Council and convert the legislature back into a bicameral one. But it left power half way. The present All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) Government has expressed its intent not to revive the Tamil Nadu Legislative Council.