Consequent on Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Act, 2014, the Telangana State with Hyderabad as its Capital has been carved out on 2nd June 2014 and thus became the 29th State in the Union of India. The State consists of 10 Districts with an area of 114,840 Sq. kilometers and a population of 3,52,86,757 (2011 census). It is the 12th largest state in India.
The First Telangana Legislative Assembly was constituted on 2nd June, 2014 with 119 Elected Members after General Election held in the month of April, 2014. The Legislature is bicameral. The first meeting of the Assembly was held on 9th June, 2014.
Composition and Duration
The Legislative Assembly consists of 119 elected members and one member nominated by the Governor from among Anglo-Indian Community, under Article 333 of the Constitution of India. The duration of the Assembly is five years from the date appointed for its first meeting, unless sooner dissolved. The expiration of the said period of five years operates as dissolution of the House.
Functions of Legislative Assembly
The Legislative Assembly has cardinal functions of Legislation, overseeing of administration, passing of budget, and ventilation of public grievances