Rahul Sharma

1954 elections in India

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1954 elections in India

Legislative Assembly elections

Legislative Assembly elections in India were conducted for Patiala & East Punjab States Union legislative assembly and Travancore-Cochin legislative assembly in 1954. In Patiala & East Punjab States Union, Indian National Congress won an absolute majority. While in Travancore-Cochin, no single party got the majority.

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Patiala & East Punjab States Union*

* : On 1 November 1956, under States Reorganisation Act, 1956, Patiala & East Punjab States Union was merged with Punjab.

Travancore-Cochin*

* : In 1956, under States Reorganisation Act, 1956, Travancore-Cochin state was merged with the Malabar district of Madras State, Kasaragod taluk of the South Canara district and the Amindive Islands to form a new state Kerala. The southern part of Travancore-Cochin, Kanyakumari district was transferred to Madras State.

References

1954 elections in India Wikipedia


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