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Rajasthan Legislative Assembly
15th Legislative Assembly of Rajasthan
Term limits
5 years
C. P. Joshi, INC
since 16 January 2019
Ashok Gehlot, INC
since 17 December 2018
Gulab Chand Kataria, BJP
since 13 January 2019
Rajendra Singh Rathore, BJP
since 13 January 2019
Rajasthan June Assembly 2020.svg
Political groups
Government (124)
  •      INC (107)
  •      BTP (2)
  •      CPI(M) (2)
  •      RLD (1)
  •      IND (12)

Opposition (76)

  •      BJP (72)
  •      RLP (3)
  •      IND (1)
First past the post
Last election
7 December 2018
Next election
December 2023
Meeting place
Vidhan Bhavan, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India

The Rajasthan Legislative Assembly or the Rajasthan Vidhan Sabha is the unicameral legislature of the Indian state of Rajasthan.

The assembly meets at Vidhana Bhavan situated in Jaipur, the capital of Rajasthan. Members of the Legislative assembly are directly elected by the people for a term of 5 years. Presently, the legislative assembly consists of 200 members.


The First Rajasthan Legislative Assembly (1952–57) was inaugurated on 31 March 1952. It had a strength of 160 members. The strength was increased to 190 after the merger of the erstwhile Ajmer State with Rajasthan in 1956. The Second (1957–62) and Third (1962–67) Legislative Assemblies had a strength of 176. The Fourth (1967–72) and Fifth (1972–77) Legislative Assembly comprised 184 members each. The strength became 200 from the Sixth (1977–80) Legislative Assembly onwards. The Fourteenth Legislative Assembly was commenced on 21 January 2013.[1] Umed Singh of Barmer was youngest member of Rajasthan Legislative Assembly, as in 1962 election result was declared on 19 February 1962 and he was elected from Barmer, at the time he was just 25 year and 4 months old.[2][3]

Party-wise Members in the 15th Assembly

Party Seats
Indian National Congress 107
Bharatiya Janata Party 72
Rashtriya Loktantrik Party 3
Communist Party of India (Marxist) 2
Bharatiya Tribal Party 2
Rashtriya Lok Dal 1
Independents 12
Independent 1
Total Seats 200
  • On 16 September 2019, all the 6 BSP MLAs joined the Congress, thus taking the strength of the Congress to 106 seats in the assembly.

On 24 October 2019, INC won Mandawa assembly constituency and RLP won Khinwsar assembly constituency in the bye polls held on 21.10.19 which took their tally to 107 & 3 respectively.

See also


  1. ^ "Rajasthan Legislative Assembly – House Tenure". Rajasthan Legislative Assembly website. Retrieved 2 September 2010.
  2. ^ "Rajasthan Election 2018". Rajasthan Patrika. Retrieved 16 November 2018.
  3. ^ "Statistical report on the 1962 election to the Legislative Assembly" (PDF). pp. 7, 212.

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