Tuesday, November 5, 2013

Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly

      Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly

 The First Legislature of the erstwhile Madras State under the Constitution of India was constituted on 1st March 1952, after the first General Elections held in January 1952 on the basis of adult suffrage.


            According to the Delimitation of  Parliament and Assembly Constituencies (Madras) Order, 1951 made by the President under section 6 and 9 of the Representation of the People Act, 1950, the then Composite Madras Assembly consisted of 375 seats to be filled by election distributed in 309 Constituencies -243 single members Constituencies, 62 double member Constituencies in each of which a seat had been reserved for Scheduled Castes and four two-member Constituencies in each of which a seat had been reserved for Scheduled Tribes.  Three seats were uncontested.  The elections were contested only in respect of remaining 372 seats, and one Member was nominated by the Governor under Article 333 of the Constitution to represent the Anglo-Indians.

Website Link : http://www.assembly.tn.gov.in/


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