Himachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly

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Himachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly
13th Legislative Assembly of Himachal Pradesh
Type
Type
Term limits
5 years
Leadership
Speaker
Deputy Speaker
Hans Raj[1], BJP
Since 27 December 2017
Leader of the House
(Chief Minister)
Leader of the Opposition
Structure
Seats 68
Himachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly Elections 2017.svg
Political groups

Government (44)

  •      BJP (44)

Opposition (24)

Elections
First past the post
Last election
9 November 2017
Meeting place
Himachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India
Website
Himachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly

The Himachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly or the Himachal Pradesh Vidhan Sabha is the unicameral legislature of the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh.[2] The present strength of the Vidhan Sabha is 68.

List of Assemblies[edit]

Election Year Assembly Party Chief Minister
1952-1957 Legislative Assembly of Part-C State of Himachal Pradesh Indian National Congress Yashwant Singh Parmar
1957-1962 Territorial Council Indian National Congress Thakur Karam Singh
1962–1967 First Assembly Indian National Congress Yashwant Singh Parmar
1967–1972 Second Assembly Indian National Congress Yashwant Singh Parmar
1972–1977 Third Assembly Indian National Congress Yashwant Singh Parmar
1977–1982 Fourth Assembly Janata Party Shanta Kumar
1982–1985 Fifth Assembly Indian National Congress Ram Lal Thakur
Virbhadra Singh
1985–1990 Sixth Assembly Indian National Congress Virbhadra Singh
1990–1992 Seventh Assembly Bharatiya Janata Party Shanta Kumar
1993–1998 Eighth Assembly Indian National Congress Virbhadra Singh (2)
1998–2003 Ninth Assembly Bharatiya Janata Party Prem Kumar Dhumal
2003–2007 Tenth Assembly Indian National Congress Virbhadra Singh (3)
2007-2012 Eleventh Assembly Bharatiya Janata Party Prem Kumar Dhumal (2)
2012–2017 Twelfth Assembly Indian National Congress Virbhadra Singh (4)
2017-Current Thirteenth Assembly Bharatiya Janata Party Jai Ram Thakur

Council of Ministers (2017-22)[edit]

Council of Ministers
Designation Department Name
Chief Minister Finance, General Administrations, Home, Planning, Personnel and All other Departments not allotted to any other Minister Jai Ram Thakur
Irrigation & Public Health Minister Irrigation & Public Health, Horticulture, Sainik Welfare Mahender Singh Thakur
Food, Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs Minister Food, Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs, Election Kishan Kapoor
Education Minister Higher Education, Elementary Education, Parliamentary Affairs, Law and Legal Remembrancer Suresh Bhardwaj
MPP and Power Minister Multi Purpose Projects and Power Minister, Non-Conventional Energy Sources Anil Sharma
Urban Development Minister Urban Development, Town & Country Planning, Housing Sarveen Chaudhary
Agriculture Minister Agriculture, Tribal Development, Information and Technology Ram Lal Markanda
Health and Family Welfare Minister Health and Family Welfare, Medical Education, Ayurveda, Science and Technology Vipin Singh Parmar
Rural Development & Panchayati Raj Minister Rural Development, Panchayati Raj, Animal Husbandry, Fisheries Virender Kanwar
Industries Minister Industries, Labour & Employment, Technical Education, Vocational & Industrial Training Bikram Singh
Forest Minister Forest, Transport, Youth Services and Sports Govind Singh
Social Justice & Empowerment Minister Social Justice & Empowerment, Corporate Rajiv Saizal

Current Party Composition[edit]

Party Members
BJP 44
INC 21
CPI(M) 1
Independent 2
Total 68

See also[edit]

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