Haryana Legislative Assembly (Haryana Vidhan Sabha)

Haryana Legislative Assembly (Haryana Vidhan Sabha)

Haryana Legislative Assembly

The Haryana Legislative Assembly or the Haryana Vidhan Sabha is the unicameral state legislature of Haryana state in India. The seat of the Vidhan Sabha at Chandigarh, the capital of the state. The Vidhan Sabha comprises 90 Members of the Legislative Assembly, directly elected from single-seat constituencies.

  • Type of Haryana Legislative Assembly – Unicameral
  • Duration – 5 years
  • Leadership
  • Speaker  – Kanwar Pal Gujjar, BJP – since 3 November 2014
  • Deputy Speaker – Santosh Yadav, BJP, since 4 September 2015
  • Leader of the House – Chief Minister – Manohar Lal Khattar, BJP since 26 October 2014
  • Leader of the Opposition – Bhupinder Singh Hooda, INC – since 4 September 2019

The body was founded in 1966, when the state was created from part of the state of Punjab, by the Punjab Reorganisation Act, 1966. The house initially had 54 seats, ten reserved for scheduled castesthis was increased to 81 seats in March 1967and to 90 seats (including 17 reserved seats) in 1977.

Total Seats – 90 Seats
Reserved Seats – 17 Seats (SC)

List of Seats Total Seats

EllenabadRadaurPataudiIsranaGuhlaAdampur
NuhKalanwaliJhajjarTigaonNarwanaNalwa
DabwaliMahendragarhBhiwaniGanaurFatehabadNarnaund
RewariPanchkulaSirsaBadkhalBadhraDadri
JagadhriLoharuJindNilokheriPrithlaHisar
FaridabadBadshahpurPehowaPunahanaBeriKalanaur
MehamSamalkhaGohanaGharaundaMulanaBallabgarh
ShahbadSohnaHodalNarnaulBahadurgarhLadwa
Ambala CanttYamuna NagarRaiBadliSadauraFaridabad NIT
AteliAssandhKharkhaudaUklanaBawani KheraBaroda
IndriRaniaHathinFerozepur JhirkaNaraingarhPalwal
ThanesarJulanaRatiaUchana KalanBarwalaGurgaon
Nangal ChaudhryKosliSafidonPanipat RuralBawalPundri
Panipat CityHansiSonipatTohanaKalayatKarnal
RohtakGarhi Sampla-KiloiToshamKalkaKaithalAmbala City

Reserved Seats –

  1. Mulana (SC)
  2. Sadhaura (SC)
  3. Shahbad (SC)
  4. Guhla (SC)
  5. Nilokheri (SC)
  6. Israna (SC)
  7. Kharkhauda (SC)
  8. Narwana (SC)
  9. Ratia (SC)
  10. Kalanwali (SC)
  11. Uklana (SC)
  12. Bawani Khera (SC)
  13. Kalanaur (SC)
  14. Jhajjar (SC)
  15. Bawal (SC)
  16. Pataudi (SC)
  17. Hodal (SC)

Note – The highest number of seats ever won was in 1977 when Janata Party won 75 out of 90 seats when in the aftermath of 1975-77 emergency by Indian National Congress’s (INC) Indira Gandhi irate voters booted INC out which won only 3 seats, Vishal Haryana Party and independents both won 5 seats each