Uttarakhand Legislative Assembly

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Uttarakhand Legislative Assembly
उत्तराखण्ड विधानसभा
3rd Assembly
Type
Type
Term limits
5 years
Leadership
Speaker of the Assembly
Deputy Speaker
Leader of the House
Harish RawatINC
since 1 February 2014
Leader Of Opposition
Ajay BhattBJP
since March, 2012
Secretary
Structure
Seats 71 (70 elected +1 nominated Anglo Indian member)
Political groups
     INC (35)
     BJP (28)
     BSP (03)
     UKD (P) (01)
     Independent (03)
     Nominated (01)
Political groups
PDF coalition including BSP, UKD (P) and the Independent members
Elections
First-past-the-post
Last election
March, 2012
Website
http://ukvidhansabha.uk.gov.in/

The Uttarakhand Legislative Assembly also known as the Uttarakhand Vidhan Sabha, (Hindi: उत्तराखण्ड विधानसभा) is a unicameral law making body of Uttarakhand, one of the 29 States in India, and is situated at Dehradun, the state capital of Uttarakhand, with 71 Members of the Legislative Assembly (MLA).

The Chief Minister of Uttarakhand and Leader of the House is Harish Rawat. The Speaker of assembly is Govind Singh Kunjwal. Aziz Qureshi is the Governor of Uttarakhand.

List of Assemblies[edit]

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

Assembly Election Year Speaker Chief Minister Political Party Opposition Leader Party
Interim Assembly - Prakash Pant Nityanand Swami
Bhagat singh Koshyari
Bhartiya Janata Party Indian National Congress
1st Assembly 2002 Yashpal Arya Narayan Dutt Tiwari Indian National Congress Bhartiya Janata Party
2nd Assembly 2007 Harbans Kapoor B. C. Khanduri
Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank'
B. C. Khanduri
Bhartiya Janata Party Dr Harak singh Rawat Indian National Congress
3rd Assembly 2012 Govind Singh Kunjwal Vijay Bahuguna
Harish Rawat
Indian National Congress Ajay Bhat Bhartiya Janata Party

Present assembly[edit]

This is the fourth Vidhan Sabha (Legislative Assembly) of the state. The last state elections were held on 30 January 2012, when the Indian National Congress emerged as the largest party with 32 seats in the 70-seat legislature. Three short of the majority, Congress have had to rely on support from one Uttarakhand Kranti Dal (P), three Independent and three Bahujan Samaj Party members to form the government. The Bharatiya Janata Party got 31 seats. Currently Indian National Congress has 35 seats in assembly and Bharatiya Janata Party holds the office of opposition with 28 seats after recent bye-elections

Key post holders[edit]

List of current members[edit]

Sl. N0 Constituency Elected Member Party Affiliation (if any)
1 Purola (SC) Mal Chand Bharatiya Janata Party
2 Yamunotri Pritam Singh Panwar Uttarakhand Kranti Dal (P)
3 Gangotri Vijay Pal Sajwan Indian National Congress
4 Badrinath Rajendra Singh Bhandari Indian National Congress
5 Tharali (SC) Jeet Ram Indian National Congress
6 Karnaprayag Anusuya Prasad Maikhuri Indian National Congress
7 Kedarnath Shaila Rani Rawat Indian National Congress
8 Rudraprayag Harak Singh Rawat Indian National Congress
9 Ghansali (SC) Bhim Lal Arya Bharatiya Janata Party
10 Devprayag Mantri Prasad Naithani Independent
11 Narendranagar Subodh Uniyal Indian National Congress
12 Pratapnagar Vikram Singh Negi Indian National Congress
13 Tehri Dinesh Dhanai Independent
14 Dhanaulti Mahavir Singh Bharatiya Janata Party
15 Chakrata (ST) Pritam Singh Indian National Congress
16 Vikasnagar Nav Prabhat Indian National Congress
17 Sahaspur Sahdev Singh Pundir Bharatiya Janata Party
18 Dharmapur Dinesh Agrawal Indian National Congress
19 Raipur Umesh Sharma Indian National Congress
20 Rajpur Road (SC) Raj Kumar Indian National Congress
21 Dehradun Cantt Harbans Kapoor Bharatiya Janata Party
22 Mussoorie Ganesh Joshi Bharatiya Janata Party
23 Doiwala Heera Singh Bisht Indian National Congress
24 Rishikesh Premchand Agrawal Bharatiya Janata Party
25 Haridwar Madan Kaushik Bharatiya Janata Party
26 B.H.E.L. Ranipur Adesh Chauhan Bharatiya Janata Party
27 Jwalapur (SC) Chandra Shekhar Bharatiya Janata Party
28 Bhagwanpur (SC) Surendra Rakesh Bahujan Samaj Party
29 Jhabrera (SC) Hari Das Bahujan Samaj Party
30 Piran Kaliyar Furqan Ahmad Indian National Congress
31 Roorkee Pradeep Batra Indian National Congress
32 Khanpur Kunwar Pranav Singh Indian National Congress
33 Manglaur Sarwat Karim Ansari Bahujan Samaj Party
34 Laksar Sanjay Gupta Bharatiya Janata Party
35 Haridwar Rural Yatishwaranand Bharatiya Janata Party
36 Yamkeshwar Vijaya Barthwal Bharatiya Janata Party
37 Pauri (SC) Sundar Lal Mandrawal Indian National Congress
38 Srinagar Ganesh Prasad Indian National Congress
39 Chaubattakhal Tirath Singh Rawat Bharatiya Janata Party
40 Lansdowne Dalip Singh Rawat Bharatiya Janata Party
41 Kotdwar Surendra Singh Negi Indian National Congress
42 Dharchula Harish Rawat[3] Indian National Congress
43 Didihat Bishan Singh Chuphal Bharatiya Janata Party
44 Pithoragarh Mayukh Singh Mahar Indian National Congress
45 Gangolihat (SC) Narayan Ram Arya Indian National Congress
46 Kapkot Lalit Mohan Singh Pharswan Indian National Congress
47 Bageshwar (SC) Chandan Ram Das Bharatiya Janata Party
48 Dwarahat Madan Singh Bisht Indian National Congress
49 Salt Surendra Singh Jeena Bharatiya Janata Party
50 Ranikhet Ajay Bhatt Bharatiya Janata Party
51 Someshwar (SC) Rekha Arya Indian National Congress
52 Almora Manoj Tiwari Indian National Congress
53 Jageshwar Govind Singh Kunjwal Indian National Congress
54 Lohaghat Puran Singh Bharatiya Janata Party
55 Champawat Hemesh Kharkwal Indian National Congress
56 Lalkuan Harish Chandra Durgapal Independent
57 Bhimtal Dan Singh Bhandari Bharatiya Janata Party
58 Nainital (SC) Sarita Arya Indian National Congress
59 Haldwani Indira Hridayesh Indian National Congress
60 Kaladhungi Banshidhar Bhagat Bharatiya Janata Party
61 Ramnagar Amrita Rawat Indian National Congress
62 Jaspur Shailendra Mohan Singhal Indian National Congress
63 Kashipur Harbhajan Singh Cheema Bharatiya Janata Party
64 Bajpur (SC) Yashpal Arya Indian National Congress
65 Gadarpur Arvind Pandey Bharatiya Janata Party
66 Rudrapur Rajkumar Thukral Bharatiya Janata Party
67 Kichha Rajesh Shukla Bharatiya Janata Party
68 Sitarganj Vijay Bahuguna Indian National Congress
69 Nanakmatta (ST) Prem Singh Bharatiya Janata Party
70 Khatima Pushkar Singh Dhami Bharatiya Janata Party
71 Anglo Indian Russell Valantine Gardner Nominated

Current Party Position in the House[edit]

Current Party Position in the House as on February 8, 2015

Rank Party Seats Leader of House
1 Indian National Congress (INC) 35 Harish Rawat
3 Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) 02 Hari Das
4 Independents 03 Mantri Prasad Naithani
5 Uttarakhand Kranti Dal (P) (UKD (P)) 01 Pritam Singh Panwar
2 Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) 28 Ajay Bhatt
Total 69

BhagwanpurSeat Vacant due to death of Cabinet Minister of Uttarakhand Sh. Surendra Rakesh

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