- Bihar Legislative Assembly
Administration in Bihar Seal of Bihar Seat of Government Patna Executive Governor of Bihar Devanand Konwar Chief Minister of Bihar Nitish Kumar Legislative Bihar Legislative Assembly Speaker Shri Uday Narayan Chaudhury Members in Assembly 243 Bihar Legislative Council Chairman Arun Kumar Sinha Members in Council 95 Judiciary Patna High Court Chief Justice of High Court Justice R.M. Lodha District Courts Panchayat Administrative division http://bihar.nic.in/
Bihar Legislative Assembly came into existence in 1937. The Assembly had a strength of 152 members. According to the provisions of the Constitution of India, the first General Elections in the state were held in 1952. The total strength of membership in the Assembly was 331, including one nominated member.Dr Sri krishna Singh became the first Leader of the house and the Chief Minister and Dr Anugrah Narayan Sinha was elected the first deputy leader of the assembly and became state's first Deputy Chief Minister. It was reduced to 318 during the second General Elections. In 1977, the total number of elected members of the Bihar Legislative Assembly was further raised from 318 to 324. With the creation of a separate State of Jharkhand, by an Act of Parliament titled the Bihar Reorganisation Act, 2000, the strength of the Bihar Legislative Assembly was reduced from 325 to 243 members.
Bihar Legislative Assembly is not a permanent body and subject to dissolution. The tenure of the Legislative Assembly is five years from the date appointed for its first sitting unless dissolved sooner. Members of the Legislative assembly are directly elected by the people.
There are three sessions (Budget, Monsoon, Winter) every year.
- List of members of Bihar Vidhan Sabha
- Administration in Bihar
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