Arunachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly

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Arunachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly
Coat of arms or logo
Type
Type
Term limits
5 years
Leadership
Speaker
Deputy Speaker
Leader of the House
(Chief Minister)
Deputy Leader of the House (Deputy Chief Minister)
Leader of the Opposition
Vacant
since May 2019
Structure
Seats60
Arunachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly 2019.svg
Political groups
Government (55)
  •      BJP (41)
  •      JD(U) (7)
  •      NPP (5)
  •      IND (2)

Opposition (5)

  •      INC (4)
  •      PPA (1)
Elections
First past the post
Last election
May 2019
Meeting place
Vidhan Bhavan, Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh
Website
arunachalassembly.com

The Arunachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly is the unicameral state legislature of Arunachal Pradesh state in north-eastern India. The seat of the Legislative Assembly is at Itanagar, the capital of the state. The Legislative Assembly comprises 60 Members of Legislative Assembly[1] directly elected from single-seat constituencies.

History[edit]

On 29 December 1969, the Agency Council, an apex advisory body for the governance of the North-East Frontier Agency (present-day Arunachal Pradesh), came into existence, with the Governor of Assam as its chairman. The Agency Council was replaced by the Pradesh Council on 2 October 1972. On 15 August 1975 the Pradesh Council was converted to the Provisional Legislative Assembly. Initially, the Legislative Assembly comprised 33 members, of which, 30 members were directly elected from single-seat constituencies and 3 members were nominated by the Union government. On attainment of the statehood on 20 February 1987, the number was raised to 60.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Arunachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly". Legislative Bodies in India website. Retrieved 29 January 2011.
  2. ^ "Arunachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly-Introduction" (PDF). Legislative Bodies in India website. Archived from the original (PDF) on 28 September 2011. Retrieved 29 January 2011.

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