Members of the State Legislative Assembly, the only house of State Legislature in 22 states and 3 union territories of India and the lower house of 6 states, are elected by being voted upon by all adult citizens of India enlisted in the voter list of their respective state/union territory, from a set of candidates who stand in their respective constituencies. Every adult citizen of India can vote only in their constituency. Candidates who win the State Legislative Assembly elections are called 'Member of the Legislative Assembly' and hold their seats for five years or until the body is dissolved by the Governor of the respective state and Lieutenant Governor of the respective union territory on the advice of the Council of Ministers of the state/union territory headed by the Chief Minister. The assemblies meet on matters relating to creation of new laws, removing or improving the existing laws of the state as defined in the State List. Elections take place once in five years to elect the members for the state legislative assemblies.

Current legislative assemblies in India

State/Union Territory Last Elections Held Result Date Largest/Majority Party Government
Andhra Pradesh 2019 23 May 2019 YSR Congress Party Others
Arunachal Pradesh 2019 23 May 2019 Bharatiya Janata Party National Democratic Alliance
Assam 2021 2 May 2021 Bharatiya Janata Party National Democratic Alliance
Bihar 2020 10 November 2020 Rashtriya Janata Dal United Progressive Alliance
Chhattisgarh 2018 11 December 2018 Indian National Congress United Progressive Alliance
Delhi * 2020 11 February 2020 Aam Aadmi Party Federal Front
Goa 2022 10 March 2022 Bharatiya Janata Party National Democratic Alliance
Gujarat 2017 18 December 2017 Bharatiya Janata Party National Democratic Alliance
Haryana 2019 24 October 2019 Bharatiya Janata Party National Democratic Alliance
Himachal Pradesh 2017 18 December 2017 Bharatiya Janata Party National Democratic Alliance
Jammu and Kashmir * 2014 23 December 2014 Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Democratic Party N/A
(President's rule)
Jharkhand 2019 23 December 2019 Jharkhand Mukti Morcha United Progressive Alliance
Karnataka 2018 12 May 2018 Bharatiya Janata Party National Democratic Alliance
Kerala 2021 2 May 2021 Communist Party of India (Marxist) Others
Madhya Pradesh 2018 11 December 2018 Bharatiya Janata Party National Democratic Alliance
Maharashtra 2019 24 October 2019 Bharatiya Janata Party National Democratic Alliance
Manipur 2022 10 March 2022 Bharatiya Janata Party National Democratic Alliance
Meghalaya 2018 3 March 2018 National People's Party National Democratic Alliance
Mizoram 2018 9 December 2018 Mizo National Front National Democratic Alliance
Nagaland 2018 3 March 2018 Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party National Democratic Alliance
Odisha 2019 23 May 2019 Biju Janata Dal Others
Puducherry * 2021 2 May 2021 All India N.R. Congress National Democratic Alliance
Punjab 2022 10 March 2022 Aam Aadmi Party Federal Front
Rajasthan 2018 11 December 2018 Indian National Congress United Progressive Alliance
Sikkim 2019 23 May 2019 Sikkim Krantikari Morcha National Democratic Alliance
Tamil Nadu 2021 2 May 2021 Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam United Progressive Alliance
Telangana 2018 11 Dec 2018 Telangana Rashtra Samithi Federal Front
Tripura 2018 3 March 2018 Bharatiya Janata Party National Democratic Alliance
Uttar Pradesh 2022 10 March 2022 Bharatiya Janata Party National Democratic Alliance
Uttarakhand 2022 10 March 2022 Bharatiya Janata Party National Democratic Alliance
West Bengal 2021 2 May 2021 All India Trinamool Congress Federal Front

* Union territory

Legislative Assembly elections by states

  1. Elections in Andhra Pradesh
  2. Elections in Arunachal Pradesh
  3. Elections in Assam
  4. Elections in Bihar
  5. Elections in Chhattisgarh
  6. Elections in Delhi
  7. Elections in Goa
  8. Elections in Gujarat
  9. Elections in Haryana
  10. Elections in Himachal Pradesh
  11. Elections in Jammu and Kashmir
  12. Elections in Jharkhand
  13. Elections in Karnataka
  14. Elections in Kerala
  15. Elections in Madhya Pradesh
  16. Elections in Maharashtra
  17. Elections in Manipur
  18. Elections in Meghalaya
  19. Elections in Mizoram
  20. Elections in Nagaland
  21. Elections in Odisha
  22. Elections in Puducherry
  23. Elections in Punjab
  24. Elections in Rajasthan
  25. Elections in Sikkim
  26. Elections in Tamil Nadu
  27. Elections in Telangana
  28. Elections in Tripura
  29. Elections in Uttar Pradesh
  30. Elections in Uttarakhand
  31. Elections in West Bengal

See also

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