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Member Of The Legislative Assembly (India)
A Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) is a representative elected by the voters of an electoral district (constituency) to the Legislature of a State in the Indian system of government . Each state has between seven and nine MLAs for every Member of Parliament (MP) that it has in the Lok Sabha . There are also Members in two unicameral legislatures in Union Territories : the Delhi Legislative Assembly and Puducherry Legislative Assembly . CONTENTS * 1 State legislature * 2 Qualification * 3 Term * 4 Powers * 5 MLA party memberships as of 2 September 2017 * 6 Presiding officers * 7 See also * 8 References STATE LEGISLATUREIn states where there are 45769 houses there is a Legislative Council and a Legislative Assembly. In such a case, the Legislative Council is the Upper House, while Legislative Assembly is the Lower House of the State Legislature
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Electoral District
An ELECTORAL DISTRICT (also known as a CONSTITUENCY, LEGISLATIVE DISTRICT, RIDING, WARD, DIVISION, ELECTORAL AREA, or ELECTORATE) is a territorial subdivision for electing members to a legislative body . Generally, only voters (constituents) who reside within the district are permitted to vote in an election held there. From a single district, a single member or multiple members might be chosen. Members might be chosen by a first-past-the-post system or a proportional representative system, or another voting method entirely. Members might be chosen through a direct election under universal suffrage , an indirect election , or another form of suffrage
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Legislature
A LEGISLATURE is a deliberative assembly with the authority to make laws for a political entity such as a country or city . Legislatures form important parts of most governments ; in the separation of powers model, they are often contrasted with the executive and judicial branches of government. Laws enacted by legislatures are known as legislation . Legislatures observe and steer governing actions and usually have exclusive authority to amend the budget or budgets involved in the process. The members of a legislature are called legislators . In a democracy , legislators are most commonly popularly elected , although indirect election and appointment by the executive are also used, particularly for bicameral legislatures featuring an upper chamber
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States Of India
India
India
is a federal union comprising twenty-nine states and seven union territories . The states and union territories are further subdivided into districts and further into smaller administrative divisions
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India
INDIA, officially the REPUBLIC OF INDIA (_Bhārat Gaṇarājya_), is a country in South Asia . It is the seventh-largest country by area, the second-most populous country (with over 1.2 billion people ), and the most populous democracy in the world. It is bounded by the Indian Ocean on the south, the Arabian Sea on the southwest, and the Bay of Bengal on the southeast. It shares land borders with Pakistan to the west; China , Nepal , and Bhutan to the northeast; and Myanmar (Burma) and Bangladesh to the east. In the Indian Ocean, India is in the vicinity of Sri Lanka and the Maldives . India's Andaman and Nicobar Islands share a maritime border with Thailand and Indonesia . The Indian subcontinent was home to the urban Indus Valley Civilisation of the 3rd millennium BCE
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Government
A GOVERNMENT is the system to govern a state or community. In the case of this broad associative definition, government normally consists of legislators , administrators , and arbitrators . Government is the means by which state policy is enforced, as well as the mechanism for determining the policy of the state. Forms of government , or forms of state governance, refers to the set of political systems and institutions that make up the organisation of a specific government. Governments may control the economy , social freedoms , law enforcement , school system , and political systems
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Member Of Parliament
A MEMBER OF PARLIAMENT (MP) is the representative of the voters to a parliament . In many countries with bicameral parliaments, this category includes specifically members of the lower house, as upper houses often have a different title. Members of parliament tend to form parliamentary groups (also called _parliamentary parties_) with members of the same political party
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Lok Sabha
Coordinates : 28°37′3″N 77°12′30″E / 28.61750°N 77.20833°E / 28.61750; 77.20833 Lok Sabha House of the People 16th Lok Sabha Emblem of India TYPE TYPE Lower house of the Parliament of India TERM LIMITS 5 years LEADERSHIP SPEAKER Sumitra Mahajan , BJP Since 6 June 2014 DEPUTY SPEAKER M. Thambidurai , AIADMK Since 13 August 2014 LEADER OF THE HOUSE Narendra Modi , BJP Since 26 May 2014 LEADER OF THE OPPOSITION Vacant, as none of the opposition parties has more than 10% of the seats
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Unicameral
In government , UNICAMERALISM (Latin _uni_, one + _camera_, chamber) is the practice of having one legislative or parliamentary chamber . Thus, a _unicameral parliament_ or _unicameral legislature_ is a legislature which consists of one chamber or house. CONTENTS * 1 Concept * 2 List of unicameral legislatures * 2.1 National * 2.2 Territorial * 2.3 Subnational * 2.3.1 Federations * 2.3.2 Devolved governments * 2.3.3 Other * 3 List of historical Unicameral legislatures * 3.1 National * 3.2 Subnational * 4 Unicameralism within the subdivisions of the United States * 5 Unicameralism in the Philippines * 6 References CONCEPTUnicameral legislatures exist when there is no widely perceived need for multicameralism . Many multicameral legislatures were created to give separate voices to different sectors of society
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Union Territories
A UNION TERRITORY is a type of administrative division in the Republic of India
India
. Unlike states , which have their own elected governments, union territories are ruled directly by the Union Government (central government), hence the name "union territory". Union territories in India
India
qualify as federal territories , by definition. CONTENTS * 1 Union territories * 2 Constitutional status * 3 See also * 4 References UNION TERRITORIESAt the time of adopting the constitution, there was only one union territory of Andaman and Nicobar islands. Presently, there are seven union territories. NCT of Delhi, Chandigarh and Lakshadweep
Lakshadweep
were formed by separating the territory from the erstwhile states. Dadra and Nagar Haveli, Daman and Diu and Puducherry (pondicherry) were formed from acquired territories
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Delhi Legislative Assembly
AAP (62) BJP (4) Vacant (1) Bawana Independent: 3 seat Kapil Mishra , Amanatullah Khan and Pankaj Pushkar (Ousted from AAP ) LENGTH OF TERM 5 years ELECTIONS VOTING SYSTEM First-past-the-post LAST ELECTION 7 February 2015 MEETING PLACE Old Secretariat , Delhi
Delhi
, India WEBSITE Legislative Assembly of DelhiThe LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY OF DELHI, also known as DELHI VIDHAN SABHA , is a unicameral law making body of the National Capital Territory of Delhi
Delhi
, one of the 7 union territories in India. It is situated at Delhi
Delhi
, the state capital of Delhi, with 70 Members of the Legislative Assembly (MLA). The seat of assembly is the Old Secretariat building, which is also the seat of the Delhi
Delhi
Government
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Puducherry Legislative Assembly
GOVERNMENT COALATION (17) INC (15) DMK (2) OPPOSITION (16) AINRC (8) AIADMK (4) Independent (1) BJP (Nominated) (3) ELECTIONS VOTING SYSTEM First-past-the-post LAST ELECTION 16 May 2016 Puducherry Legislative Assembly The PUDUCHERRY LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY is the unicameral legislature of the Indian union territory (UT) of Puducherry , which comprises four districts: Puducherry , Karaikal
Karaikal
, Mahé and Yanam . The legislative assembly has 30 seats, of which 5 are reserved for candidates from scheduled castes . Members are elected directly by the people on the basis of universal adult franchise
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Legislative Council
A LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL is the name given to the legislature , or one of the legislative chambers of a nation, colony, or subnational division such as a province or state; or, in the United States, a council within a legislature which supervises nonpartisan legislative support staff. A member of a legislative council is commonly referred to as an MLC. CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 List of legislative councils * 2.1 Extant * 2.1.1 National * 2.1.2 Sub-national * 2.2 Defunct * 2.2.1 National * 2.2.2 Sub-national * 3 United States
United States
* 4 See also * 5 References HISTORYIn the British Empire
British Empire
, the authority under which legislative councils have been constituted has varied: some under the prerogative, others by act of parliament, and some by commission and royal instructions . Many are or were the upper house in a bicameral legislature and many had members who were appointed, not elected
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Uttar Pradesh
24 January 1950 CAPITAL Lucknow
Lucknow
DISTRICTS 75 GOVERNMENT • BODY Government of Uttar Pradesh
Government of Uttar Pradesh
• GOVERNOR Ram Naik • CHIEF MINISTER Yogi Adityanath
Yogi Adityanath
(BJP ) • DEPUTY CM 1. Keshav Prasad Maurya
Keshav Prasad Maurya
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Puducherry
PUDUCHERRY (/pʊdᵿˈtʃɛri/ ); literally New Town in Tamil ), formerly known as PONDICHERRY (/pɒndᵻˈtʃɛri/ ; is a union territory of India
India
. It was formed out of four exclaves of former French India
India
, namely Pondichéry (Pondicherry; now Puducherry), Karikal (Karaikal), Mahé and Yanaon
Yanaon
(Yanam). It is named after the largest district, Puducherry. Historically known as Pondicherry (Pāṇṭiccēri), the ter