Nagaland Legislative Assembly

Nagaland Legislative Assembly

Nagaland Legislative Assembly is the unicameral legislature of the Indian state of Nagaland. Nagaland became a state of India on 1 December, 1963 and after elections in January, 1964, the first Nagaland Legislative Assembly was formed on 11 February, 1964. In 1974, the strength of the Legislative assembly was increased to the present strength of 60 members. [1]

There is no nominated member in the House, all the members are elected on the basis of adult franchise from single-seat constituencies. The normal tenure of the House is five years unless dissolved sooner. The seat of the House is Kohima, the capital of Nagaland. The current speaker is Kiyanilie Peseyie.[2]

References

  1. ^ Nagaland legislativebodiesinindia.nic.in.
  2. ^ "Peseyie voted Naga Speaker". The Telegraph. 19 March, 2008. http://www.telegraphindia.com/1080319/jsp/northeast/story_9036101.jsp. Retrieved 3 January 2010. 

Further reading

  • Murry, Khochamo Chonzamo (2007). Naga Legislative Assembly and its Speakers, New Delhi: Mittal Publications, ISBN 81-8324-126-3

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