Assam Assembly

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The Legislative Assembly of Assam, also known as the Assam Vidhan Sabha, is a unicameral law making body and consists of 126 Members of the Legislative Assembly (MLA). The seat of the Legislative Assembly is at Dispur, the capital of the state.

The term of the Legislative Assembly is five years. However, it may be dissolved earlier than that by the Governor on the request of the Chief Minister. The last legislative Assembly elections in Assam were held in April 2021.

The Legislative Assembly of Assam, also known as the Assam Vidhan Sabha, is a unicameral law making body and consists of 126 Members of the Legislative Assembly (MLA). The seat of the Legislative Assembly is at Dispur, the capital of the state.

The term of the Legislative Assembly is five years. However, it may be dissolved earlier than that by the Governor on the request of the Chief Minister. The last legislative Assembly elections in Assam were held in April 2021.

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Data on the Legislative Assembly of Assam, also known as the Assam Vidhan Sabha.
Assam Assembly | India | 2006 - 2024 | Data, Charts and Analysis
Data and insights on past and present Assam Legislative Assembly (Vidhan Sabha), including party composition, and MLA's demographic and financial profile.
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01/01/2006 To 31/12/2024
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SEAT SHARE
Seat Share - Parties
Source: ECI
Seat Share - Alliance

The 15th Legislative Assembly of Assam formed post the elections held in May 2021 consists of 126 MLAs. The NDA coalition (BJP, AGP, BOPF) won 75 seats collectively in the 2021 Assembly elections pushing them comfortably past the majority mark of 64 seats to form the government. The Mahajot coalition (INC, AIUDF, BOPF, CPI, CPM, CPI(ML)(L), RJD and 1 Independent) won only 50 seats collectively in the 2021 Assembly elections, placing INC in the Opposition.

Post the elections, by-elections were held in 6 seats due to the death or resignation of the MLAs.

  • BJP-led NDA currently has 78 MLAs in the Assam Assembly giving it control over 62% of the total seats in the Assembly
  • INC-led UOF coalition has 26 MLAs and sits in the Opposition
  • All other parties and independent MLAs together account for 22 seats

Key leaders in the Assembly:

  • Speaker: Biswajit Daimari (BJP)
  • Chief Minister: Himanta Biswa Sarma (BJP)
  • Leader of the Opposition: Rakibul Hussain (INC)
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MLA PROFILE
Education
Source: ADR
  • The MLAs in the current Assembly are more qualified than those in the previous Assembly
  • 28% MLAs in the current Assembly have little to no education (grade 12 or below), in comparison to 33% in the previous Assembly.
  • 38% MLAs in the current Assembly are Graduates, in comparison to 33% in the previous Assembly.
  • 33% MLAs in the current Assembly are highly qualified (professionals and above) in comparison to 32% in the previous Assembly.
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Gender Mix
Source: ECI
  • Only 5% MLAs in the current Assembly are women
  • The percentage of women in the Assam Legislative Assembly has been steadily declining - from 11% in 2011 to 5% in 2021 and is amongst the lowest of all state Assemblies in India.
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