Telangana Legislative Assembly

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Telangana Legislative Assembly
1st Legislative Assembly of Telangana (dissolved)
Term limits
5 years
K. Chandrasekhar Rao, TRS
Since 6 September 2018
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Political groups
before dissolution of the house
(6 September 2018)
First past the post
Last election
30 April 2014
Next election
7 December 2018
Meeting place
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Assembly Building, Hyderabad, Telangana, India
Legislative Assembly - Telangana-Legislature

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.

Presiding Officers[edit]

Designation Name
Governor E. S. L. Narasimhan
Speaker TBD
Deputy Speaker TBD
Leader of the House TBD
Leader of the Opposition TBD

See also[edit]