Bihar Legislative Assembly

Bihar Vidhan Sabha
17th Bihar Assembly
Coat of arms or logo
Type
Type
Term limits
5 years
Leadership
Rajendra Arlekar
since 17 February 2023
Secretary to the Legislature
Bateshwar Nath Pandey
Deputy Speaker
Leader of the House
(Chief Minister)
Deputy Leader of the House
(Deputy Chief Minister)
Structure
Seats243
Political groups
Government (135)
  NDA (135)

Official Opposition (107)

  I.N.D.I.A (106)

Other opposition (1)

  AIMIM (1)

Vacant (1)

  Vacant (1)
Elections
First-past-the-post
Last election
October - November 2020
Next election
October - November 2025
Meeting place
Bihar State Assembly, Patna, Bihar, India
Website
Bihar Legislative Assembly

The Bihar Legislative Assembly also known as the Bihar Vidhan Sabha is the lower house of the bicameral Bihar Legislature of the state of Bihar in India. The first state elections were held in 1952.[4]

The total strength of membership in the Assembly was 331, including one nominated member. Shri Krishna Singh became the first Leader of the House and the first Chief Minister, Anugrah Narayan Singh was elected as the first .

History

Further information: List of speakers of the Bihar Legislative Assembly

After the passing of the Government of India Act 1935, Bihar and Orissa became separate states. A bicameral system of legislature was introduced according to the act. In 22 July 1936, first Bihar legislative council was set up. It had 30 members and Rajiv Ranjan Prasad was the chairman. First joint session of the two houses of the Bihar Assembly took place in 22 July 1937. Ram Dayalu Singh was elected as the speaker of the Bihar Assembly.[5]

Bihar Legislative Assembly terms

Following are the dates of constitution and dissolution of the Bihar Legislative Assembly. First sitting date and date of completion of term for each Vidhan Sabha can be different from the constitution and dissolution dates (respectively).

Vidhan Sabha Constitution Dissolution Days Speaker Ministry
Interim Government 25 April 1946 19 May 1952 2,041 Bindeshwari Prasad Verma First Shri Krishna Sinha ministry
1st 20 May 1952 31 March 1957 1,776 Second Shri Krishna Sinha ministry
2nd 20 May 1957 15 March 1962 1,760 Third Shri Krishna Sinha ministry (Till 1961)
Deep Narayan Singh interim ministry (17 days)
First Binodanand Jha ministry (1961-62)
3rd 16 March 1962 16 March 1967 1,826 Dr Laxmi Narayan Sudhanshu
4th 17 March 1967 26 February 1969 712 Dhaniklal Mandal
5th 26 February 1969 28 March 1972 1,126 Ram Narayan Mandal
6th 29 March 1972 30 April 1977 1,858 Hari Nath Mishr
7th 24 June 1977 17 February 1980 968 Tripurari Prasad Singh
8th 8 June 1980 12 March 1985 1,738 Radhanandan Jha
9th 12 March 1985 10 March 1990 1,824 Shiva Chandra Jha (till 1989)

Md Hidayatullah Khan

10th 10 March 1990 28 March 1995 1,844 Ghulam Sarwar
11th 4 April 1995 2 March 2000 1,795 Devnarayan Yadav
12th 3 March 2000 6 March 2005 1,830 Sadanand Singh
13th 7 March 2005 24 November 2005 263 Uday Narayan Chaudhary
14th 24 November 2005 26 November 2010 1,829 Second Nitish Kumar ministry
15th 26 November 2010 20 November 2015 1,821 Third Nitish Kumar ministry (2010–14)
Jitan Ram Manjhi ministry (2014-15)
Fourth Nitish Kumar ministry (2015-15)
16th 20 November 2015 14 November 2020[6] 1,821 Vijay Kumar Chaudhary Fifth Nitish Kumar ministry (2015–17)
Sixth Nitish Kumar ministry (2017-20)
17th 16 November 2020 Incumbent 1,216 Vijay Kumar Sinha (till 9 August 2022)

Awadh Bihari Choudhary (till 28 January 2024)

Nand Kishore Yadav (since 15 February 2024)[7]

Seventh Nitish Kumar ministry (2020-22)
Eighth Nitish Kumar ministry (2022-2024)
Ninth Nitish Kumar ministry (2024-present)

Working

The Bihar Legislative Assembly is not a permanent body and is subject to dissolution. The tenure of the Legislative Assembly is five years from the date appointed for its first sitting unless dissolved sooner. Members of the Legislative Assembly are directly elected by the people.

There are three sessions (Budget session, Monsoon session, Winter session) every year.

The Sessions of Legislative Assembly are presided by Speaker and The Speaker certifies that whether a bill is ordinary bill or money bill. Generally he does not participate in voting but he casts his vote in the case of tie. Nand Kishore Yadav is the current Speaker of Bihar Legislative Assembly.[7]The Legislative Assembly also has a Secretariat which is headed by Secretary. He is under the disciplinary control of Speaker. The function of Secretary is to assist the Speaker. Bateshwar Nath Pandey is the current Secretary of Bihar Legislative Assembly.

Composition

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2020

Alliance Party Seats
Won +/− Total
NDA BJP 74 Increase 21 125
JD(U) 43 Decrease 28
VIP 4 Increase 4
HAM(S) 4 Increase 3
MGB RJD 75 Decrease 5 110
INC 19 Decrease 8
CPI(ML)L 12 Increase 9
CPI 2 Increase 2
CPI(M) 2 Increase 2
GDSF AIMIM 5 Increase 5 2
BSP 1 Increase 1
None LJP 1 Decrease 1 2
IND 1 Decrease 3
Total 243 245

2022

Following is the current composition of the Bihar Legislative Assembly which is after some elected members changed parties, various bye-elections and after Nitish Kumar left NDA and formed alliance with Mahagathbandhan on 10 August 2022.

Alliance Party Seats Total
MGB RJD 79 160
JD(U) 45
INC 19
CPI(ML)L 12
CPI 2
CPI(M) 2
IND 1
NDA BJP 78 82
HAM(S) 4
OTH AIMIM 1 1

2024

Following was the composition of the Bihar Legislative Assembly after 2024 Bihar political crisis.

Alliance Party Seats Total
NDA BJP 78 132
JD(U) 45
HAM(S) 4
RJD(Rebel) 4
IND 1
MGB RJD 75 110
INC 19
CPI(ML)L 12
CPI 2
CPI(M) 2
OTH AIMIM 1 1

Members of Legislative Assembly

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District No. Constituency Name Party Alliance Remarks
West Champaran 1 Valmiki Nagar Dhirendra Pratap Singh JD(U) NDA
2 Ramnagar Bhagirathi Devi BJP NDA
3 Narkatiaganj Rashmi Varma BJP NDA
4 Bagaha Ram Singh BJP NDA
5 Lauriya Vinay Bihari BJP NDA
6 Nautan Narayan Prasad BJP NDA
7 Chanpatia Umakant Singh BJP NDA
8 Bettiah Renu Devi BJP NDA
9 Sikta Birendra Prasad Gupta CPI(ML)L MGB
East Champaran 10 Raxaul Pramod Kumar Sinha BJP NDA
11 Sugauli Shashi Bhushan Singh RJD MGB
12 Narkatiya Shamim Ahmad RJD MGB
13 Harsidhi Krishnanandan Paswan BJP NDA
14 Govindganj Sunil Mani Tiwari BJP NDA
15 Kesaria Shalini Mishra JD(U) NDA
16 Kalyanpur Manoj Kumar Yadav RJD MGB
17 Pipra Shyambabu Prasad Yadav BJP NDA
18 Madhuban Rana Randhir Singh BJP NDA
19 Motihari Pramod Kumar BJP NDA
20 Chiraia Lal Babu Prasad Gupta BJP NDA
21 Dhaka Pawan Jaiswal BJP NDA
Sheohar 22 Sheohar Chetan Anand RJD NDA
Sitamarhi 23 Riga Moti Lal Prasad BJP NDA
24 Bathnaha Anil Kumar BJP NDA
25 Parihar Gayatri Devi Yadav BJP NDA
26 Sursand Dilip Kumar Ray JD(U) NDA
27 Bajpatti Mukesh Kumar Yadav RJD MGB
28 Sitamarhi Mithilesh Kumar BJP NDA
29 Runnisaidpur Pankaj Kumar Mishra JD(U) NDA
30 Belsand Sanjay Kumar Gupta RJD MGB
Madhubani 31 Harlakhi Sudhanshu Shekhar JD(U) NDA
32 Benipatti Vinod Narayan Jha BJP NDA
33 Khajauli Arun Shankar Prasad BJP NDA
34 Babubarhi Mina Kumari JD(U) NDA
35 Bisfi Haribhushan Thakur BJP NDA
36 Madhubani Samir Kumar Mahaseth RJD MGB
37 Rajnagar Ram Prit Paswan BJP NDA
38 Jhanjharpur Nitish Mishra BJP NDA
39 Phulparas Sheela Kumari Mandal JD(U) NDA
40 Laukaha Bharat Bhushan Mandal RJD MGB
Supaul 41 Nirmali Aniruddha Prasad Yadav JD(U) NDA
42 Pipra Ramvilas Kamat JD(U) NDA
43 Supaul Bijendra Prasad Yadav JD(U) NDA
44 Triveniganj Veena Bharti JD(U) NDA
45 Chhatapur Neeraj Kumar Singh BJP NDA
Araria 46 Narpatganj Jai Prakash Yadav BJP NDA
47 Raniganj Achmit Rishidev JD(U) NDA
48 Forbesganj Vidya Sagar Keshri BJP NDA
49 Araria Avidur Rahman INC MGB
50 Jokihat Mohammed Shahnawaz Alam RJD MGB Switched from AIMIM to RJD[8]
51 Sikti Vijay Kumar Mandal BJP NDA
Kishanganj 52 Bahadurganj Mohammad Anzar Nayeemi RJD MGB Switched from AIMIM to RJD[9]
53 Thakurganj Saud Alam RJD MGB
54 Kishanganj Ijaharul Hussain INC MGB
55 Kochadhaman Muhammad Izhar Asfi RJD MGB Switched from AIMIM to RJD[10]
Purnia 56 Amour Akhtarul Iman AIMIM None
57 Baisi Syed Ruknuddin Ahmad RJD MGB Switched from AIMIM to RJD[11]
58 Kasba Md Afaque Alam INC MGB
59 Banmankhi Krishna Kumar Rishi BJP NDA
60 Rupauli Bima Bharti JD(U) NDA
61 Dhamdaha Leshi Singh JD(U) NDA
62 Purnia Vijay Kumar Khemka BJP NDA
Katihar 63 Katihar Tarkishore Prasad BJP NDA
64 Kadwa Shakeel Ahmad Khan INC MGB
65 Balrampur Mahbub Alam CPI(ML)L MGB
66 Pranpur Nisha Singh BJP NDA
67 Manihari Manohar Prasad Singh INC MGB
68 Barari Bijay Singh JD(U) NDA
69 Korha Kavita Devi BJP NDA
Madhepura 70 Alamnagar Narendra Narayan Yadav JD(U) NDA
71 Bihariganj Niranjan Kumar Mehta JD(U) NDA
72 Singheshwar Chandrahas Chaupal RJD MGB
73 Madhepura Chandra Shekhar Yadav RJD MGB
Saharsa 74 Sonbarsha Ratnesh Sada JD(U) NDA
75 Saharsa Alok Ranjan Jha BJP NDA
76 Simri Bakhtiarpur Yusuf Salahuddin RJD MGB
77 Mahishi Gunjeshwar Sah JD(U) NDA
Darbhanga 78 Kusheshwar Asthan Shashi Bhushan Hazari JD(U) NDA Died in 1 July 2021
Aman Bhushan Hajari Elected on 2 November 2021 in by-election
79 Gaura Bauram Swarna Singh BJP NDA Switched from VIP to BJP[12]
80 Benipur Binay Kumar Choudhary JD(U) NDA
81 Alinagar Mishrilal Yadav BJP NDA Switched from VIP to BJP[13]
82 Darbhanga Rural Lalit Kumar Yadav RJD MGB
83 Darbhanga Sanjay Saraogi BJP NDA
84 Hayaghat Ram Chandra Prasad BJP NDA
85 Bahadurpur Madan Sahni JD(U) NDA
86 Keoti Murari Mohan Jha BJP NDA
87 Jale Jibesh Kumar BJP NDA
Muzaffarpur 88 Gaighat Niranjan Roy RJD MGB
89 Aurai Ram Surat Rai BJP NDA
90 Minapur Munna Yadav RJD MGB
91 Bochahan Musafir Paswan VIP NDA Died in November 2021
Amar Kumar Paswan RJD MGB Won in 2022 by-poll necessitated after the death of Musafir Paswan.
92 Sakra Ashok Kumar Choudhary JD(U) NDA
93 Kurhani Anil Kumar Sahni RJD MGB Disqualified on 14 October 2022 after criminal conviction[14]
Kedar Prasad Gupta BJP NDA Won by-poll in 2022.[15]
94 Muzaffarpur Bijendra Chaudhary INC MGB
95 Kanti Mohammad Israil Mansuri RJD MGB
96 Baruraj Arun Kumar Singh BJP NDA
97 Paroo Ashok Kumar Singh BJP NDA
98 Sahebganj Raju Kumar Singh BJP NDA Switched from VIP to BJP[16]
Gopalganj 99 Baikunthpur Prem Shankar Yadav RJD MGB
100 Barauli Rampravesh Rai BJP NDA
101 Gopalganj Subhash Singh BJP NDA Death of Subhash Singh[17]
Kusum Devi Won in 2022 bypoll
102 Kuchaikote Amrendra Kumar Pandey JD(U) NDA
103 Bhore Sunil Kumar JD(U) NDA
104 Hathua Rajesh Kumar Singh RJD MGB
Siwan 105 Siwan Awadh Bihari Yadav RJD MGB
106 Ziradei Amarjeet Kushwaha CPI(ML)L MGB
107 Darauli Satyadeo Ram CPI(ML)L MGB
108 Raghunathpur Hari Shankar Yadav RJD MGB
109 Daraunda Karanjeet Singh BJP NDA
110 Barharia Bachcha Pandey RJD MGB
111 Goriakothi Devesh Kant Singh BJP NDA
112 Maharajganj Vijay Shanker Dubey INC MGB
Saran 113 Ekma Srikant Yadav RJD MGB
114 Manjhi Satyendra Yadav CPI(M) MGB
115 Baniapur Kedar Nath Singh RJD MGB
116 Taraiya Janak Singh BJP NDA
117 Marhaura Jitendra Kumar Ray RJD MGB
118 Chapra C. N. Gupta BJP NDA
119 Garkha Surendra Ram RJD MGB
120 Amnour Krishan Kumar Mantoo BJP NDA
121 Parsa Chhote Lal Ray RJD MGB
122 Sonepur Ramanuj Prasad Yadav RJD MGB
Vaishali 123 Hajipur Awadhesh Singh BJP NDA
124 Lalganj Sanjay Kumar Singh BJP NDA
125 Vaishali Siddharth Patel JD(U) NDA
126 Mahua Mukesh Raushan Yadav RJD MGB
127 Raja Pakar Pratima Kumari INC MGB
128 Raghopur Tejashwi Yadav RJD MGB
129 Mahnar Bina Singh RJD MGB
130 Patepur Lakhendra Kumar Raushan BJP NDA
Samastipur 131 Kalyanpur Maheshwar Hazari JD(U) NDA
132 Warisnagar Ashok Kumar JD(U) NDA
133 Samastipur Akhtarul Islam Sahin RJD MGB
134 Ujiarpur Alok Kumar Mehta RJD MGB
135 Morwa Ranvijay Sahu RJD MGB
136 Sarairanjan Vijay Kumar Chaudhary JD(U) NDA
137 Mohiuddinnagar Rajesh Kumar Singh BJP NDA
138 Bibhutipur Ajay Kumar CPI(M) MGB
139 Rosera Birendra Kumar BJP NDA
140 Hasanpur Tej Pratap Yadav RJD MGB
Begusarai 141 Cheria-Bariarpur Raj Banshi Mahto RJD MGB
142 Bachhwara Surendra Mehata BJP NDA
143 Teghra Ram Ratan Singh CPI MGB
144 Matihani Raj Kumar Singh JD(U) NDA Switched from LJP to JD(U)[18]
145 Sahebpur Kamal Sadanand Yadav RJD MGB
146 Begusarai Kundan Kumar BJP NDA
147 Bakhri Suryakant Paswan CPI MGB
Khagaria 148 Alauli Ramvrikish Sada RJD MGB
149 Khagaria Chhatrapati Yadav INC MGB
150 Beldaur Panna Lal Singh Patel JD(U) NDA
151 Parbatta Sanjeev Kumar JD(U) NDA
Bhagalpur 152 Bihpur Kumar Shailendra BJP NDA
153 Gopalpur Narendra Kumar Niraj JD(U) NDA
154 Pirpainti Lalan Kumar BJP NDA
155 Kahalgaon Pawan Kumar Yadav BJP NDA
156 Bhagalpur Ajeet Sharma INC MGB
157 Sultanganj Lalit Narayan Mandal JD(U) NDA
158 Nathnagar Ali Ashraf Siddiqui RJD MGB
Banka 159 Amarpur Jayant Raj Kushwaha JD(U) NDA
160 Dhoraiya Bhudeo Choudhary RJD MGB
161 Banka Ramnarayan Mandal BJP NDA
162 Katoria Nikki Hembrom BJP NDA
163 Belhar Manoj Yadav JD(U) NDA
Munger 164 Tarapur Mewa Lal Choudhary JD(U) NDA Died on 19 April 2021 due to COVID-19
Rajeev Kumar Singh Elected on 2 November 2021 in by-election
165 Munger Pranav Kumar Yadav BJP NDA
166 Jamalpur Ajay Kumar Singh INC MGB
Lakhisarai 167 Suryagarha Prahlad Yadav RJD MGB
168 Lakhisarai Vijay Kumar Sinha BJP NDA Deputy Leader of BJP
Sheikhpura 169 Sheikhpura Vijay Kumar Yadav RJD MGB
170 Barbigha Sudarshan Kumar JD(U) NDA
Nalanda 171 Asthawan Jitendra Kumar JD(U) NDA
172 Biharsharif Sunil Kumar BJP NDA
173 Rajgir Kaushal Kishore JD(U) NDA
174 Islampur Rakesh Raushan Yadav RJD MGB
175 Hilsa Krishna Murari Sharan JD(U) NDA
176 Nalanda Shrawan Kumar JD(U) NDA
177 Harnaut Hari Narayan Singh JD(U) NDA
Patna 178 Mokama Anant Kumar Singh RJD MGB Disqualified in July 2022 due to criminal conviction[19]
Nilam Devi Won in 2022 bypoll
179 Barh Gyanendra Kumar Singh BJP NDA
180 Bakhtiarpur Aniruddh Kumar Yadav RJD MGB
181 Digha Sanjeev Chaurasiya BJP NDA
182 Bankipur Nitin Nabin BJP NDA
183 Kumhrar Arun Kumar Sinha BJP NDA
184 Patna Sahib Nand Kishore Yadav BJP NDA
185 Fatuha Rama Nand Yadav RJD MGB
186 Danapur Ritlal Yadav RJD MGB
187 Maner Bhai Virendra Yadav RJD MGB
188 Phulwari Gopal Ravidas CPI(ML)L MGB
189 Masaurhi Rekha Devi RJD MGB
190 Paliganj Sandeep Yadav CPI(ML)L MGB
191 Bikram Siddharth Saurav BJP NDA Switched from INC to BJP
Bhojpur 192 Sandesh Kiran Devi Yadav RJD MGB
193 Barhara Raghvendra Pratap Singh BJP NDA
194 Arrah Amrendra Pratap Singh BJP NDA
195 Agiaon Manoj Manzil CPI(ML)L MGB Disqualified on 16 February 2024 due to criminal conviction [20]
Vacant
196 Tarari Sudama Prasad CPI(ML)L MGB
197 Jagdishpur Ram Vishnun Yadav RJD MGB
198 Shahpur Rahul Tiwari RJD MGB
Buxar 199 Brahampur Shambhu Nath Yadav RJD MGB
200 Buxar Sanjay Kumar Tiwari INC MGB
201 Dumraon Ajit Kumar Singh CPI(ML)L MGB
202 Rajpur Vishwanath Ram INC MGB
Kaimur 203 Ramgarh Sudhakar Singh RJD MGB
204 Mohania Sangita Kumari BJP NDA Switched from RJD to BJP
205 Bhabua Bharat Bind RJD MGB
206 Chainpur Mohd Zama Khan JD(U) NDA Switched from BSP to JD(U)[21]
Rohtas 207 Chenari Murari Prasad Gautam BJP NDA Switched from INC to BJP
208 Sasaram Rajesh Kumar Gupta RJD MGB
209 Kargahar Santhosh Kumar Mishra INC MGB
210 Dinara Vijay Yadav RJD MGB
211 Nokha Anita Devi RJD MGB
212 Dehri Fateh Bahadur Singh RJD MGB
213 Karakat Arun Singh CPI(ML)L MGB
Arwal 214 Arwal Maha Nand Singh CPI(ML)L MGB
215 Kurtha Bagi Kumar Verma RJD MGB
Jehanabad 216 Jehanabad Suday Yadav RJD MGB
217 Ghosi Ram Bali Singh Yadav CPI(ML)L MGB
218 Makhdumpur Satish Kumar RJD MGB
Aurangabad 219 Goh Bheem Kumar Yadav RJD MGB
220 Obra Rishi Yadav RJD MGB
221 Nabinagar Vijay Kumar Singh RJD MGB
222 Kutumba Rajesh Kumar INC MGB
223 Aurangabad Anand Shankar Singh INC MGB
224 Rafiganj MD Nehaluddin RJD MGB
Gaya 225 Gurua Vinay Yadav RJD MGB
226 Sherghati Manju Agrawal RJD MGB
227 Imamganj Jitan Ram Manjhi HAM(S) NDA
228 Barachatti Jyoti Devi HAM(S) NDA
229 Bodh Gaya Kumar Sarvjeet RJD MGB
230 Gaya Town Prem Kumar BJP NDA
231 Tikari Anil Kumar HAM(S) NDA
232 Belaganj Surendra Prasad Yadav RJD MGB
233 Atri Ajay Kumar Yadav RJD MGB
234 Wazirganj Birendra Singh BJP NDA
Nawada 235 Rajauli Prakash Veer RJD MGB
236 Hisua Nitu Kumari INC MGB
237 Nawada Vibha Devi Yadav RJD MGB
238 Gobindpur Md Kamran RJD MGB
239 Warsaliganj Aruna Devi BJP NDA
Jamui 240 Sikandra Prafull Kumar Manjhi HAM(S) NDA
241 Jamui Shreyasi Singh BJP NDA
242 Jhajha Damodar Rawat JD(U) NDA
243 Chakai Sumit Kumar Singh Independent NDA

See also

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