Telangana Legislative Assembly
|Telangana Legislative Assembly|
|1st Legislative Assembly of Telangana (dissolved)|
Chief Minister (acting)
|before dissolution of the house |
(6 September 2018)
|First past the post|
|30 April 2014|
|7 December 2018|
|Assembly Building, Hyderabad, Telangana, India|
|Legislative Assembly - Telangana-Legislature|
|This article is part of a series on|
|Government and Politics of Telangana|
|State of Telangana|
The Telangana Legislative Assembly is the lower house of the Telangana Legislature. The Legislative Assembly of Telangana currently consists of 119 elected members and 1 nominated member from the Anglo-Indian community.
The members of the Vidhana Sabha are directly elected by people through adult franchise.
Each constituency elects one member of the assembly. Members are popularly known as M.L.A's. The assembly is elected using the simple plurality or "first past the post" electoral system. The elections are conducted by the Election Commission of India.
The normal term of the members lasts for five years. In case of death, resignation or disqualification of a member, a by-election is conducted for constituency represented by the member. The party which wins the most seats becomes the ruling party.
|Governor||E. S. L. Narasimhan|
|Leader of the House||TBD|
|Leader of the Opposition||TBD|