Maharashtra Legislative Council
|Maharashtra Legislative Council
महाराष्ट्र विधान परिषद
Leader of House
Leader of Opposition
|Maharashtra Legislative Council|
- 1 Location
- 2 Composition of Legislative Council
- 3 Current leaders
- 4 Constituencies and members
- 5 See also
- 6 References
The seat of the Vidhan Parishad is situated at the Nariman Point area of South Mumbai in the capital Mumbai. The budget session and the monsoon session are convened in Mumbai whereas the winter session is convened in the auxiliary capital Nagpur.
Composition of Legislative Council
Legislative Council shall consist of not less than 40 members or maximum one-third of the total number of members in the legislative assembly, chosen in the manner provided in this section.
- 30 members shall be elected by the members of the Legislative Assembly
- 7 members are elected from amongst graduates from seven divisions of Maharashtra ( Mumbai, Amravati Division, Nashik Division, Aurangabad Division, Konkan Division, Nagpur Division and Pune Division)
- 7 members are elected from amongst teachers from seven divisions of Maharashtra ( Mumbai, Amravati Division, Nashik Division, Aurangabad Division, Konkan Division, Nagpur Division and Pune Division)
- 22 members are elected from amongst the local bodies of Maharashtra from 21 divisions of Maharashtra ( Mumbai (2 seats) and one seat each from Ahmednagar, Akola-cum-Washim-cum-Buldhana, Amravati, Aurangabad-cum-Jalna, Bhandara- Gondiya, Dhule-cum-Nandurbar, Jalgaon, Kolhapur, Mumbai, Mumbai, Nagpur, Nanded, Nashik, Osmanabad-cum-Latur-cum-Beed, Parbhani-Hingoli, Pune, Raigad-cum-Ratnagiri-cum-Sindhudurg, Sangli-cum-Satara, Solapur, Thane, Wardha-cum-Chandrapur-cum-Gadhchiroli and Yavatmal)
- 12 members having special knowledge or practical experience in respect of matters such as literature, science, art, co-operative movement and social serviceshall be nominated by the Governor
It is a continuous House and not subject to dissolution. However, one-third of its members retire every second year and are replaced by new members. As such a member enjoys a tenure of six years. The members of the Vidhan Parishad elect its Chairman and Deputy Chairman.
Current Chairman is Ramraje Naik Nimbalkar and Deputy Chairman is Vasant Davkhare (retired from the House on 8th June 2016). Leader of the House is Eknath Khadse and Leader of Opposition is Dhananjay Munde. New elections have taken place for Maharashtra MLCs and the results were declared on 30th December 2015. 
Constituencies and members
See here the List of members of the Maharashtra Legislative Council - ( Past and Present members ).
The following are the constituencies of the Maharashtra Vidhan Parishad:
Elected by Vidhan Sabha Members (31)
|1||Manikrao Thakare||INC||(July 2012 - July 2018)|
|2||Sharad Namdev Ranpise||INC||(28 July 2012 - 27 July 2018)|
|3||Jayant Prabhakar Patil||PWP||(28 July 2012 - 27 July 2018)|
|4||Jaidev Gaikwad||NCP||(28 July 2012 - 27 July 2018)|
|5||Narendra Patil||NCP||(28 July 2012 - 27 July 2018)|
|6||Amarsinh Pandit||NCP||(28 July 2012 - 27 July 2018)|
|7||Anil Parab||Shiv Sena||(28 July 2012 - 27 July 2018)|
|8||Vijay Girkar||BJP||(28 July 2012 - 27 July 2018)|
|9||Chandrakant Batesingh Raghuvanshi||INC||(Apr 2014 - Apr 2020)|
|10||Harisingh Rathod||INC||(Apr 2014 - Apr 2020)|
|11||Sanjay Dutt||INC||(Jul 2012 - Jul 2018)|
|12||Hemant Takle||NCP||(April 2014 - April 2020)|
|13||Diwakar Raote||Shiv Sena||(Jul 2016 - Jul 2022)|
|14||Vinayak Mete||BJP||(July 2016- July 2022)|
|15||Shivajirao Bapusaheb Deshmukh||INC||(Apr 2014- Apr 2020)|
|16||Neelam Gorhe||Shiv Sena||(Apr 2014 - Apr 2020)|
|17||Pandurang Phundkar||BJP||(Apr 2014 - Apr 2020)|
|18||Narayan Rane||INC||(July 2016 - July 2022)|
|19||Pravin Darekar||BJP||(July 2016 - July 2022)|
|20||R. N. Singh||BJP||(July 2016 - July 2022)|
|21||Ramraje Naik Nimbalkar||NCP||(July 2016-July 2022)|
|22||Sujitsingh Thakur||BJP||(July 2016 - July 2022)|
|23||Dhananjay Munde||NCP||( Jul 2016- jun 2022)|
|24||Sadabhau Khot||BJP||(Jul 2016 - Jun 2022)|
|25||Smita Wagh||BJP||(Jan 2015 - Apr 2020)|
|26||Anil Sole||BJP||(Apr 2014 - Apr 2020)|
|27||Subhash Desai||Shiv Sena||(July 2016 - July 2022) |
|28||Anand Thakur||NCP||(April 2014 - April 2020)|
|29||Kiran Pawaskar||NCP||(April 2014 - April 2020)|
|30||Mahadev Jankar||RSP||(Jan 2015 - Jul 2018)|
|31||Sunil Tatkare||NCP||(Aug 2014 - Jul 2018)|
Local Authorities' constituencies (22)
|1||Mumbai Local Authorities (1)||Ramdas Kadam||Shiv Sena||(2016-2022)|
|2||Mumbai Local Authorities (2)||Bhai Jagtap||INC||((2016-2022)|
|3||Dhule-cum-Nandurbar Local Authorities||Amrish Patel||INC||(2016-2022)|
|4||Nagpur Local Authorities||Girish Vyas||BJP||(2016-2022)|
|5||Ahmednagar Local Authorities||Arunkaka Jagtap||NCP||(2016-2022)|
|6||Solapur Local Authorities||Prashant Paricharak||Independent||(Jan 2016 - Jan 2022)|
|7||Kolhapur Local Authorities||Satej Patil||INC||(2016-2022)|
|8||Akola-cum-Washim-cum-Buldhana Local Authorities||Gopikishan Bajoria||Shiv Sena||(2016-2022) |
|9||Jalgaon Local Authorities||Gurumukhdas Jagwani||BJP||(Jun 2014- Dec 2016)|
|10||Nashik Local Authorities||Jaywantrao Jadhav||NCP||(July 2012 - July 2018)|
|11||Thane Local Authorities||Ravindra Phatak||Shiv Sena||(8 Jun 2016 – 7 Jun 2022) |
|12||Raigad-cum-Ratnagiri-cum-Sindhudurg Local Authorities||Anil Tatkare||NCP||(1 June 2012 - 31 May,2018)|
|13||Pune Local Authorities||Anil Shivajirao Bhosale||NCP||(July 2010 - July 2016)|
|14||Sangli-cum-Satara Local Authorities||Prabhakar Gharge||NCP||(December 2010 - December 2016)|
|15||Osmanabad-cum-Latur-cum-Beed Local Authorities||Diliprao Deshmukh||INC||(2012–2018).|
|16||Aurangabad-cum-Jalna Local Authorities||Subhash Zambad||INC||(Aug 2013– Aug 2019)|
|17||Parbhani-Hingoli Local Authorities||Abdullah Latif Khan alais Babajani Durrani||NCP||(22 June, 2012 - 21 June, 2018)|
|18||Nanded Local Authorities||Amarnath Rajurkar||INC||(Dec 2010 - Dec 2016)|
|19||Amravati Local Authorities||Pravin Pote||BJP||(Jun 2012 - Jun 2018)|
|20||Yavatmal Local Authorities||Sandeep Bajoria||NCP||(Dec 2010 - Dec 2016)|
|21||Wardha-cum-Chandrapur-cum-Gadhchiroli Local Authorities||Mitesh Bhangdia||BJP||(Jun 2012 - Jun 2018)|
|22||Bhandara Gondia Local Authorities||Rajendra Jain||NCP||(Dec 2010 - Dec 2016)|
Teachers' constituencies (7)
|1||Mumbai Teachers||Kapil Patil||Lok Bharti||( July 2012 - July 2018)|
|2||Konkan Division Teachers||Ramnath Mote||Independent||(Dec 2010 - Dec 2016)|
|3||Pune Division Teachers||Dattatraya Sawant||Independent||(Jul 2014 - Jul 2020)|
|4||Nashik Division Teachers||Apurva Prashant Hiray||Independent||( July 2012- July 2018)|
|5||Aurangabad Division Teachers||Vikram Kale||NCP||(December 2010 - December 2016)|
|6||Amravati Division Teachers||Vasantrao Dadarao Khotre||Independent||(Apr 2014 - Apr 2020)|
|7||Nagpur Division Teachers||Nago G Ganar||Independent||(Dec 2010 - Dec 2016)|
Graduates' constituencies (6)
|1||Mumbai Graduates||Deepak Sawant||Shiv Sena||(July 2012- July 2018)|
|2||Konkan Division Graduates||Niranjan Davkhare||NCP||( July 2012- July 2018)|
|3||Pune Division Graduates||Chandrakant Bacchu Patil||BJP||(July 2014- July 2020)|
|4||Nashik Division Graduates||Dr. Sudhir Tambe||INC||(Dec 2010- Dec 2016)|
|5||Aurangabad Division Graduates||Satish Chavan||NCP||(July 2014- July 2020)|
|6||Amravati Division Graduates||Dr.Ranjit Patil||BJP||(Dec 2010- Dec 2016)|
Governor Nominated (12)
|1||Prakash Suryabhan Gajbhiye||NCP||(June 2014 - June 2020)|
|2||Vidya Ajit Chavan||NCP||(June 2014 - June 2020)|
|3||Rahul Narvekar||NCP||(June 2014 - June 2020)|
|4||Khwaja Baig||NCP||(June 2014 - June 2020)|
|5||Ramrao Wadkute||NCP||(June 2014 - June 2020)|
|6||Jagannath Shinde||NCP||(June 2014 - June 2020)|
|7||Husnbanu Nizammuddin Khalif||INC||(June 2014 - June 2020)
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|8||Anant Gadgil||INC||(June 2014 - June 2020)|
|9||Janardan Chandurkar||INC||(June 2014 - June 2020)|
|10||Anandrao Raghoji Patil||INC||(June 2014 - June 2020)|
|11||Ramhari Govindrao Rupanvar||INC||(June 2014 - June 2020)|
|12||Jogendra Kawade||PRP||(June 2014 - June 2020) |
Current Composition of Legislative Council
|Nationalist Congress Party||26|
|Indian National Congress||19|
|Bharatiya Janata Party||16|
|Peasants and Workers Party of India||01|
|Peoples Republican Party||01|
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