Andhra Pradesh Legislature
|Andhra Pradesh Legislature|
E. S. L. Narasimhan
Since 27 December 2009
Chairman of Vidhan Parishad
Dr. A. Chakrapani, Nominated
Since 3 April 2007
Deputy Chairman of the Vidhan Parishad
Singa Reddy Venkata Satish Kumar Reddy, TDP
Speaker of Vidhan Sabha
Deputy Speaker of Vidhan Sabha
Leader of the House (Both Houses)
Leader of the Opposition (Vidhan Parishad)
C. Rama Chandraiah, INC
46 Members of Vidhan Parishad
175 Members of Vidhan Sabha
Vidhan Parishad political groups
|YSR Congress, other parties and independents|
Vidhan Sabha political groups
|YSR Congress and others, including Navodyam and independents|
Vidhan Parishad voting system
|Single transferable vote|
Vidhan Sabha voting system
|First past the post|
Vidhan Sabha last election
|Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly election, 2014|
|Vidhan Bhavan, Hyderabad, Telangana|
The Andhra Pradesh Legislature is the state legislature of Andhra Pradesh. The Andhra Pradesh legislature has been both unicameral and bicameral in its history.
The Andhra Pradesh Legislature is currently bicameral.
- The lower house is called the Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly. At present the Legislative Assembly of Andhra Pradesh consists of 175 Members.
- The Upper House, known as the Andhra Pradesh Legislative Council, has lesser powers than the Assembly and several of its members are nominated by the Assembly. Others are elected from various sections of the society like Graduates and Teachers. Currently the Legislative Council consists of 50 members.
From 1956 to 1958 the Andhra Pradesh Legislature was unicameral and from 1958 when the Council was formed, it became bicameral and continued till 1 June 1985 when the Legislative Council was abolished and the Andhra Pradesh Legislature once again became unicameral. This continued until March 2007 when the Legislative Council was reestablished and elections were held for its seats as per The Andhra Pradesh Legislative Council Bill, 2004.
Seat of government
Until the formation of Telangana in June 2014, the State Assembly Building, located in Hyderabad city, was the seat of the Andhra Pradesh Legislature. It was built in 1913. It adjoins the picturesque public gardens also known as the famous hanging gardens.
The Indian National Congress(INC) won its second consecutive term in the Legislative Assembly elections with an absolute majority held during April–May 2009. After the accidental death of Y.S. Rajashekar Reddy in a chopper crash, K Rosaiah replaced him as Chief Minister. Due to health reasons, K Rosaiah had to step down and Kiran Kumar Reddy as Chief Minister at present president's rule after 41 years(mar 2014). On 2014 Generel elections, Telugu Desam Party Stood as single largest party with 102 seats under the leader ship of Mr Nara Chandra Babu Naidu .
Andhra state (1953-1956)
- Nallapati venkatramayya chowdary, Guntur district.
- Mr. R. Lakshminarasimham Dora. 23.04.1955 to 03.12.1956
Andhra Pradesh (1956-2014)
- Ayyadevara Kaleswara Rao (1956–1962), Krishna district
- B. V. Subba Reddy (1962–1971) Kurnool district
- Mr. K.V. Vema Reddy (25.11.1971 to 19.03.1972)
- G.Narayana Rao
- Divi.Kondaiah Chowdry
- Kona Prabhakara Rao (1980–1981), Guntur district
- Tangi Satyanarayana (1983–1984)
- Nissankar rao venkat ratnam (1984-85), Guntur district
- D.Sripada Rao (1991–1995), Karimnagar district
- Yanamala Rama Krishnudu (1995–1999), East Godavari district
- K. Pratibha Bharati (1999–2004)
- K R Suresh Reddy (2004–2009), Nizamabad district
- Nallari Kiran Kumar Reddy (2009–2011), Chittoor district
- Nadendla Manohar (2011–2014), Guntur district
Andhra Pradesh (2014-Till date)
- kodela shiva prasad (2014-), Guntur district.
Legislative Assembly Constituencies
There are a total of 175 Assembly Constituencies, across 13 districts, in the state of Andhra Pradesh.
Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly terms
Following are the years of constitution and dissolution of the Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly. 
|1st||1953||1955||1st Andhra Legislative Assembly|
|14th||08-June-2014||Incumbent||After Bifurcation of the State|
- [dead link]
- "Aeesmbly terms". A.P. Assembly website. Retrieved Jan 2014.
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