Himachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly

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Himachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly
Twelfth Assembly
Type
Type
Leadership
Speaker
Deputy Speaker
Jagat Singh Negi, INC
Since 2013
Chief Minister
Virbhadra Singh, INC
Since 2012
Leader of Opposition
Structure
Seats 68
Himachal legislative assembly.svg
Political groups

     INC (36)
     BJP (26)

     Independent(6)
Elections
First-past-the-post
Last election
November, 2012
Meeting place
The Himachal Pradesh Assembly
Website
Himachal Assembly

The Himachal Pradesh Vidhan Sabha (Hindi: हिमाचल प्रदेश विधानसभा) or the Himachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly is the unicameral legislature of the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. The present strength of the Vidhan Sabha is 68. The current speaker of the house is Brij Behari Lal Butail.

List of Assemblies[edit]

Eleventh Legislative Assembly of Himachal Pradesh
Election Year Assembly Winning Party/Coalition Chief Minister
1952 Legislative Assembly of Part-C State of H.P. Indian National Congress Yashwant Singh Parmar
1957 Territorial Council
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 Janta 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–Current Twelfth Assembly Indian National Congress Virbhadra Singh (4)

Current Cabinet (2012-present)[edit]

Source: Himachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly[1]

Designation Name
Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh
Public Works Minister Held by Chief Minister
Education Minister Held by Chief Minister
Forest Minister Thakur Singh Bharmouri
Irrigation & Public Health Minister Vidya Stokes
Transport, Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs and Technical Education Minister G. S. Bali
Health & Family Welfare Minister Kaul Singh Thakur
Industries Minister Mukesh Agnihotri
Power and Agriculture Minister Sujan Singh Pathania
Social Justice & Empowerment Department Minister Dhani Ram Shandil
Panchayati Raj & R.D Minister Anil Sharma
Housing,Urban Development Minister Sudhir Sharma
Excise & Taxation Minister Prakash Chaudhary
Cooperation Minister Shri karan Singh

Current Party Composition[edit]

Source: Party Position in the House[2]

Sl.No. Name of the Political Party (Abbreviation) Number of Members
1 INC 36
2 BJP 26
3 HLP 1
4 IND 5
  Total 68

See also[edit]

References[edit]

[3]

  1. ^ Council of Ministers.
  2. ^ Party Position in the House.
  3. ^ Himachal Legislative Assembly