Deputy Speaker of the Assembly
TBD, TBDSince 2014
Speaker of the Assembly
Haribhau Bagde, BJPSince 2014
Leader of the House
Devendra Fadnavis, BJPSince 2014
Radhakrishna Vikhe Patil, INCSince 2014
The Maharashtra Vidhan Sabha or the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly is the lower house of the bicameral legislature of the Indian state of Maharashtra. It is situated in the Nariman Point area of South Mumbai in the capital Mumbai. Presently, 288 members of the Legislative Assembly are directly elected from the single-seat constituencies and one member is nominated. The members of the upper house, the Maharashtra Vidhan Parishad (the legislative council) are indirectly elected through an electoral college.
For the 13th Legislative Assembly, elections for which were held in 2014, 165 of the 288 elected members of the assembly face serious criminal charges including murder, attempt to murder, bringing communal disharmony, kidnapping and crime against women.
List of Assemblies
The following is the list of all the Maharashtra Legislative Assemblies:
The budget session and the monsoon session are convened in Mumbai whereas the winter session is convened in the auxiliary capital Nagpur. but in 1975 because of election were in winter season, monsoon (second) session was convened in Nagpur and winter (third) session was convened in Mumbai (capital).
Elections to the Maharashtra Legislative assembly were held in the following years and corresponding Maharashtra Assembly are constituted: