Rajasthan Legislative Assembly
|Rajasthan Vidhan Sabha
राजस्थान विधान सभा
Speaker of the Assembly
Leader of the Opposition
|Vidhana Bhavan in Jaipur|
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 (1977–1980) Legislative Assembly onwards. The Fourteenth Legislative Assembly was commenced on 21 January 2013.
|1||Bharatiya Janata Party||158||+ 81||46.047%|
|2||Indian National Congress||26||– 69||33.711%|
|3||National Peoples Party||4||+4||4.336%|
|4||Bahujan Samaj Party||3||-3||3.431%|
|5||National Unionist Zamindara Party||2||+2||1.033%|
- "Rajasthan Legislative Assembly – House Tenure". Rajasthan Legislative Assembly website. Retrieved 2 September 2010.
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