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Facts About Lok Sabha

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In this article you will find the state wise list of MP and MLA . But, before proceeding lets have a look of basic facts about Lok Sabha. Lok Sabha is composed of representatives of the people chosen by direct election. The Lok Sabha is called as the lower house of the Parliament of India or the house of the people with the upper house being the Rajya Sabha. Each member of a lok sabha seat represents a single geographic area called as constituency.

For state wise list of MP and MLA we suggest our readers to read the complete article for better understanding of given list. The total elective membership is distributed among the States in such a way that the ratio between the number of seats allotted to each State and the population of the State is, so far as practicable, the same for all States.

The maximum size or number of seats of the parliament by the Constitution is 552, which is made up by election of up to 530 members to represent the States, up to 20 members to represent the Union Territories and not more than two members of the Anglo-Indian Community to be nominated by the Honorable President of India (if no Anglo Indian member won the election).  The seat allocation to the different states and UTs is done on the basis of population of the state/UT. The number of Members of Parliament will be reviewed in the 2026.

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Facts About State Legislative Assembly and State Legislative Council

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We always try our best to make our readers feel comfortable with the content provided in our articles. Once you understand the given facts about SLA and SLC , it will be very easy for any aspirant to memorize the state wise list of MP and MLA. All the presenting states in India (29) and two among the seven union territories (Delhi and Puducherry) have the house of the state legislatures which is known as Vidhan Sabha (in Hindi) or State Legislative Assembly and is the lower house of a state legislature in states and UT of India. Out of 29 States, 7 states also have Vidhan Parishad (2nd house of state assembly or Upper House). In this article, the team of All Previous Papers have provided the state-wise list of MP and MLA and list of Vidhan Sabha and Vidhan Parishad seats in India.

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Important facts on State Legislative Assembly

State Legislative Assembly is the Lower House of the state also known as Vidhan Sabha (in Hindi).

Members of Vidhan Sabha or SLA are directly elected by electors above the age of 18 of the state.

Maximum No. of Seats- 500 members

Minimum No. of Seats 60 members. But by an act of parliament, there is an exception in minimum number of seats, this limit can be reduced. Example- Goa (40), Sikkim (32), Mizoram (40), Puducherry (30).

Actual Number of Seats- Depends on the population of state or UT.

States with Highest Number of Seats Uttar Pradesh (403), West Bengal (294)

State with Lowest Number of seats Sikkim (32)  NCR, Delhi (70) and Puducherry (30) are the only two UTs having state assemblies.

Longest Standing Current Chief Minister of any state, Pawan Chamling, Chief Minister of Sikkim.

Important facts on State Legislative Council

State Legislative Council is the Upper House of some states also known as Vidhan Parishad.

Currently, 7 out of 29 states have state legislative councils.

The names of the states are Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Jammu and Kashmir, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Telangana, and Uttar Pradesh.

State Legislative Council cannot have more than one-third members of the respective states and also cannot have less than 40 members. However, Jammu and Kashmir is an exception to this rule.

State having Maximum seats- Uttar Pradesh (100)

State having Minimum seats Jammu and Kashmir (36)

No Union Territory has established State Legislative Councils.

State wise list of MP and MLA

1Andhra Pradesh2511176*58
2Arunachal Pradesh2160
9Himachal Pradesh4368
10Jammu & Kashmir6489**36
14Madhya Pradesh2911231*
24Tamil Nadu3918235*
27Uttar Pradesh8031404*100
29West Bengal4216295*
State wise list of MP and MLA (UT)
1Andaman & Nicobar Is.1
3Dadra & Nagar Haveli1
4Daman & Diu1

  * one seat is reserved for the nominated Anglo-Indian member.
** In Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly, two seats are reserved for the nominated women members.
# In Puducherry Legislative Assembly, three seats are reserved for the nominated members by the Union Government of India.

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