Himachal Pradesh assembly with single chamber having 68 members,himachal vidhan sabha have very interesting history.Details of ministers and top parties in Himachal pradesh

Himachal Pradesh assembly is a assembly having a single legislative chamber.There are 68 members  and 14 house committees in Himachal Pradesh Legislative assembly.The time period of assembly is five years unless get dissolved sooner.
Himachal legislative assembly shimla

History 

HImachal Pradesh vidhan sabha was formed on 1948, april 15th with integration of former princely states, after which Himachal Legislative assembly came into existence.At that time it was administrated by chief commisioner. But it was brought under Lt. Governor in 1951,when Himachal got status of part 'c' state having 36 members and 3 cabinet members in Legislative assembly.

First Government in Himachal Legislative assembly

In the year 1952,Indian Nation congress on the leadership of Yashwant singh Parmar formed first government in state.With this Yashwant singh parmar who is also named as ‘founder of Himachal Pradesh' became first chief minister of Himachal pradesh.

Status of Full Statehood

In 25 January,1971 before one day of Republic day of India, Himachal Pradesh Celebrated there title of 18th full fledged state of India. Himachal Pradesh became 18th state of union India to get full fledged Statehood status, under act of State of Himachal Pradesh Act, 1970.
With the status of state and delimitation of the assembly in 1971-72 the strength of the assembly changed to 68 which is same in present also.

Top Parties in Himachal Legislative assembly

1. Indian national congress(INC)
2. Bhartiya Janta Party(BJP)
3. Himachal Lokhit Party(Hilopa)

Assembly Sessions

Summer session : Shimla District
Winter session -   Dharamshala(Kangra District)
himachal winter legislative assembly dharamshala

Current Leadership in Assembly

Speaker of Himachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly-Brij Behari Lal Butail, congress party
Deputy Speaker-Jagat Singh Negi, congress party
Chief Minister- Virbhadra Singh(congress)
Leader of Opposition-Prem Kumar Dhumal (BJP)

Current Assembly Structure
INC-36
BJP-26
HLP-1
IND-5
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