Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly

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Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly
ఆంధ్రప్రదేశ్ శాసనసభ
Type
Type
Leadership
Leader of the House
Nara Chandrababu Naidu, Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, TDP
Leader of the Opposition
Structure
Seats 175 + 1 (Nominated)
Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly 2014.svg
Political groups

Government coalition (106)

  •      TDP (102)
  •      BJP (4)

Opposition parties (69)

  •      YSRCP (66)
  •      Navodayam Party (1)
  •      Independents (1)
  •      Vacant (Nandyal) (1) [1]
     Nominated (1)
Elections
First past the post
Last election
May 2014
Meeting place
Interim Legislative Building
Amaravati
Website
www.aplegislature.org

The Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly is the lower house of the Andhra Pradesh Legislature. As of 2014 the Legislative Assembly of Andhra Pradesh consists of 175 MLA's with a term of 5 years. The structure of the assembly is Bicameral and holds 3 sessions viz., Budget, Monsoon and Winter sessions.[2]

History[edit]

After the formation of Andhra State on 1 October 1953, the first Andhra Legislative Assembly was constituted. Later, it was merged with Hyderabad State Legislative Assembly to form Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly when the state of Andhra Pradesh was formed on 1 November 1956. The first meeting was held on 3 December 1956 with Unicameral till 1958. With the formation of Legislative Council on 1 July 1958, it was Bicameral till 1 June 1985, before being abolished. Again, on 30 March 2007 it became Bicameral after the revival of Legislative Council. On 2 June 2014, the state of Andhra Pradesh got bifurcated to form new state of Telangana. Hence, the state was allocated 175 seats with the remaining 119 seats been allocated to Telangana Legislative Assembly.[3]

Designations and present members[edit]

The present state assembly is the Thirteenth Legislative Assembly of Andhra Pradesh.

Designation Name
Governor E.S.L. Narasimhan
Speaker Kodela Siva Prasad Rao
Deputy Speaker Mandali Buddha Prasad
Leader of the House N.Chandra Babu Naidu
Leader of the Opposition Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy

Sources:

  • Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/andhra-pradesh/ap-mla-bhuma-nagi-reddy-dead/article17453474.ece
  2. ^ a b "Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly". legislativebodiesinindia.nic.in. National Informatics Centre. Retrieved 13 October 2014. 
  3. ^ "Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly". legislativebodiesinindia.nic.in. National Informatics Centre. Retrieved 13 October 2014.