State Assembly elections in India

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The Legislative Assembly elections in India are the elections in which the Indian electorate choose the members of the Vidhan Sabha (or Legislative/State Assembly). They are held every 5 years and the members of the legislative assembly are called MLA. The assembly elections are never carried out in the same year for all states and union territories. The legislative assembly elections are held in all the 29 States and 2 of the 7 Union Territories of India.

History of Legislative Assembly elections in India[edit]

Latest Legislative Assembly elections in India[edit]

State Last Elections Held Result Date Largest/Majority Party Alliance
Andhra Pradesh 2014 16 May 2014 Telugu Desam Party NDA
Arunachal Pradesh 2014 16 May 2014 Indian National Congress UPA
Assam 2016 19 May 2016 Bharatiya Janata Party NDA
Bihar 2015 8 November 2015 Rashtriya Janata Dal ---
Chhattisgarh 2013 8 December 2013 Bharatiya Janata Party NDA
Delhi * 2015 10 February 2015 Aam Aadmi Party ---
Goa 2012 6 March 2012 Bharatiya Janata Party NDA
Gujarat 2012 20 December 2012 Bharatiya Janata Party NDA
Haryana 2014 19 October 2014 Bharatiya Janata Party NDA
Himachal Pradesh 2012 20 December 2012 Indian National Congress UPA
Jammu and Kashmir 2014 23 December 2014 Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Democratic Party NDA
Jharkhand 2014 23 December 2014 Bharatiya Janata Party NDA
Karnataka 2013 7 May 2013 Indian National Congress UPA
Kerala 2016 19 May 2016 Communist Party of India (Marxist) Left Front
Madhya Pradesh 2013 8 December 2013 Bharatiya Janata Party NDA
Maharashtra 2014 19 October 2014 Bharatiya Janata Party NDA
Manipur 2012 6 March 2012 Indian National Congress UPA
Meghalaya 2013 28 February 2013 Indian National Congress UPA
Mizoram 2013 9 December 2013 Indian National Congress UPA
Nagaland 2013 28 February 2013 Naga People's Front NDA
Odisha 2014 16 May 2014 Biju Janata Dal ---
Puducherry * 2016 19 May 2016 Indian National Congress UPA
Punjab 2012 6 March 2012 Shiromani Akali Dal NDA
Rajasthan 2013 8 December 2013 Bharatiya Janata Party NDA
Sikkim 2014 16 May 2014 Sikkim Democratic Front NDA
Tamil Nadu 2016 19 May 2016 All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam ---
Telangana 2014 16 May 2014 Telangana Rashtra Samithi ---
Tripura 2013 28 February 2013 Communist Party of India (Marxist) Left Front
Uttar Pradesh 2012 6 March 2012 Samajwadi Party ---
Uttarakhand 2012 6 March 2012 Indian National Congress UPA
West Bengal 2016 19 May 2016 All India Trinamool Congress ---

* Union Territory. union Territory.

Legislative Assembly elections by states[edit]

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