Himachal Pradesh Assembly

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The Legislative Assembly of Himachal Pradesh, also known as the Himachal Pradesh Vidhan Sabha, is a unicameral law making body and consists of 68 Members of the Legislative Assembly (MLA). The seat of the Legislative Assembly is at Shimla, 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 Himachal Pradesh were held in Nov 2022.

The Legislative Assembly of Himachal Pradesh, also known as the Himachal Pradesh Vidhan Sabha, is a unicameral law making body and consists of 68 Members of the Legislative Assembly (MLA). The seat of the Legislative Assembly is at Shimla, 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 Himachal Pradesh were held in Nov 2022.

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Data on the Legislative Assembly of Himachal Pradesh, also known as the Himachal Pradesh Vidhan Sabha.
Himachal Pradesh Assembly | India | 2007 - 2024 | Data, Charts and Analysis
Data and insights on past and present Himachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly, including party composition, MLA's demographic and financial profile.
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01/01/2007 To 31/12/2024
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PARTY COMPOSITION
Source: ECI

The 14th Legislative Assembly of Himachal Pradesh formed post the elections held in Nov 2022 consists of 68 MLAs. INC secured the highest count of 40 seats in the 2022 Assembly elections, taking them comfortably past the majority mark of 35 seats to form the government.

  • The INC now has 38 MLAs in the Himachal Pradesh Assembly giving it control over 56% of the total seats in the Assembly
  • BJP has 27 MLAs and sits in the Opposition
  • All other parties and independent MLAs together account for 3 seats

Key leaders in the Assembly:

  • Speaker: Kuldeep Singh Pathania (INC)
  • Chief Minister: Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu (INC)
  • Leader of the Opposition: Jai Ram Thakur (BJP)
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MLA PROFILE
Education
Source: ADR
  • The education levels of MLAs in the current Assembly are higher than those in the previous Assembly
  • 25% of MLAs in the current Assembly have little to no education (grade 12 or below), in comparison to 31% in the previous Assembly
  • 24% of MLAs in the current Assembly are Graduates, in comparison to 26% in the previous Assembly.
  • 51% of MLAs in the current Assembly are highly qualified (professionals and above) in comparison to 43% in the previous Assembly
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Gender Mix
Source: ECI
  • Only 3% MLAs in the current Assembly are women
  • The percentage of women in the Himachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly has remained below 8% since 2007 and is amongst the lowest of all states in India
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