Chhattisgarh Legislative Assembly

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Chhattisgarh Legislative Assembly
5th Legislative Assembly of Chhattisgarh
Type
Type
Term limits
5 years
Leadership
TBD, INC
since December 2018
Structure
Seats91 (90 + 1 Nominated)
Chattisgarh Legislative Assembly 2018.svg
Political groups
Government (68)
  •      INC (68)

Opposition (21)

  •      BJP (14)
  •      JCC (5)
  •      BSP (2)

Others (2)

Elections
First past the post
Last election
11 December 2018
Meeting place
Legislative Assembly Chamber, Vidhan Sabha Bhavan, Raipur, Chhattisgarh, India
Website
http://cgvidhansabha.gov.in

The Chhattisgarh Vidhan Sabha or the Chhattisgarh Legislative Assembly is the unicameral state legislature of Chhattisgarh state in central India. The seat of the Vidhan Sabha is at Raipur, the capital of the state. The Vidhan Sabha comprises 91 Members of Legislative Assembly, which include 90 members directly elected from single-seat constituencies and 1 nominated from the Anglo-Indian community. [1] Its term is 5 years, unless sooner dissolved.

Chhattisgarh Central-east state in India

Chhattisgarh is one of the 29 states of India, located in the centre-east of the country. It is the tenth-largest state in India, with an area of 135,191 km2 (52,198 sq mi). With a 2011 population of 25.5 million, Chhattisgarh is the 16th-most populated state in the country. A resource-rich state, it is a source of electricity and steel for the country, accounting for 15% of the total steel produced. Chhattisgarh is one of the fastest-developing states in India.

India Country in South Asia

India, also known as the Republic of India, is a country in South Asia. It is the seventh largest country by area and with more than 1.3 billion people, it is the second most populous country as well as the most populous democracy in the world. 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 Bangladesh and Myanmar to the east. In the Indian Ocean, India is in the vicinity of Sri Lanka and the Maldives, while its Andaman and Nicobar Islands share a maritime border with Thailand and Indonesia.

Raipur Metropolis in Chhattisgarh, India

Raipur is the capital city of the Indian state of Chhattisgarh. It is also the largest city of the state. It was formerly a part of Madhya Pradesh before the state of Chhattisgarh was formed on 1 November 2000. It has a widely diverse population from all over the country. On the industrial propects, it has seen an exponential growth over the years. With a strong presence of international brands and prominent global automobile companies, Raipur has emerged as a major business hub in the central India. It is ranked 7th in Ease of Living Index 2018 by Union Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA)

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History

The state of Chhattisgarh was created by the Madhya Pradesh Reorganization Act 2000, approved by the President of India on 25 August 2000. The Chhattisgarh Vidhan Sabha came into existence with the creation of the state on 1 November 2000. The first session of the Chhattisgarh Vidhan Sabha was held at Jashpur hall of Rajkumar College in Raipur. Later, the Vidhan Sabha was shifted to the newly constructed Chhattisgarh Vidhan Sabha Bhavan at Vidhan Nagar, on Raipur-Baloda Bazar Road. [1]

President of India Ceremonial head of state of India

The President of India is the ceremonial head of state of India and the commander-in-chief of the Indian Armed Forces.

Rajkumar College, Raipur building in India

Rajkumar College in Raipur, Chhattisgarh, is one of the oldest K-12 foundation of India. It was founded by Sir Andrew Fraser in the year 1882 at Jabalpur. The School functioned at Jabalpur till 1892 and thereafter, shifted to its present site at Raipur in 1894, with boarding house facilities. Its estate is spread over 125 acres. It is a co-education, residential cum day boarding public school affiliated to the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations, New Delhi and prepares the students for Indian Certificate of Secondary Education (ICSE) and Indian School Certificate (ISC) examinations.

Baloda Bazar City in Chhattisgarh, India

Baloda Bazar city is a nagar palika parishad in Baloda Bazar district in the state of Chhattisgarh, India. PIN 493332. It is recently declared as a District. Baloda Bazar is also called Cement hub of Chhattisgarh because there are many reputed Cement Plants. Ultra Tech Cement Hirmi, Grasim Cement Rawan, Ambuja Cement Rawan & Lafarge Cement Sonadih etc, Current MLA of Baloda Bazar is Shri Janak Ram Verma. This city is also the birth place of Chef Vijay Sharma who was in top 6 in Masterchef India in the year 2015.

Sessions

Chhattisgarh Vidhan Sabha sits for three sessions (Budget, Monsoon & Winter). [2]

List of assemblies

Colour key for parties
   BJP
   INC
AssemblyElection YearSpeaker [3] Chief Minister PartyOpposition LeaderParty
1st Assembly2000 Rajendra Prasad Shukla Ajit Jogi INC Nand Kumar Sai BJP
2nd Assembly 2003 Prem Prakash Pandey Raman Singh BJP Mahendra Karma INC
3rd Assembly 2008 Dharamlal Kaushik Ravindra Choubey
4th Assembly 2013 Gaurishankar Agrawal T. S. Singh Deo
5th Assembly 2018 Charan Das Mahant Bhupesh Baghel INC Dharamlal Kaushik BJP

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References

  1. 1 2 "Chhattisgarh Legislative Assembly". Legislative Bodies in India website. Retrieved 9 December 2010.
  2. "Chhattisgarh Vidhan Sabha". Government of India. Retrieved 19 March 2013.
  3. "Speaker". Chhattisgarh Vidhan Sabha website. Retrieved 10 December 2010.

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