State election commission Uttar Pradesh Lucknow .The State Assembly Election Of Uttar Pradesh.
|The Uttar Pradesh State Election Commission was constituted by the State Government for the first time on April, 23rd, 1994.|
|The functioning of the Panchayat Raj Bodies is governed by two separate acts, one for Gram Panchayats and the other for the Kshetra Panchayats and Zila Panchayats. According to section 12BB of the U.P. Panchayat Raj Act, 1947, the superintendence, direction and control to conduct the election to the office of Pradhan and Member of a Gram Panchayat is vested in the State Election Commission. Under Section 12 BB, subject to the supervision and control of the State Election Commission, the District Magistrate supervises the conduct of all elections of the Pradhans and the Members of the Gram Panchayats in the districts. Similarly, according to section 264-B of the U.P. Kshetra Panchayats and Zila Panchayats Adhiniyam, 1961, the superintendence, direction and control to conduct the election to the office of Adhyaksh and Member of a Zila Panchayat and of Pramukh and Member of a Kshetra Panchayat is vested in the State Election Commission.|
Uttar Pradesh’s Election Commsssion Lucknow
|Ruling Party||Samajwadi Party|
|Opposition Party||Bahujan Samaj Party|
|Chief Minister||Akhilesh Yadav|
|Chief Electoral Officer||T. Venkatesh|
|Address||Chief Electoral Officer & Principal Secretary Election Department ,Uttar Pradesh, IV Floor, Vikas Bhawan, Janpath Market, Hazratgani, Lucknow – 226001|
State election commission Uttar Pradesh Lucknow
Uttar Pradesh Legislature
The state is one of the few in the country which has a bicameral legislature with two houses -the lower and the upper. The lower house is the Vidhan Sabha or the State Legislative Assembly and the Upper house is called the Vidhan Parishad or the Legislative council. The Vidhan Sabha had 431 members till 1967, but now the Vidhan Sabha consists of 403 directly elected members and one nominated member from the Anglo-Indian community. The Vidhan Parishad has 100 members.
Constituencies In Uttar Pradesh
Uttar Pradesh has 80 parliamentary constituencies out of which 17 are reserved for a candidate belonging to scheduled caste. The state has 403 legislative assembly constituencies out of which 85 are reserved for a candidate belonging to scheduled caste.
State Legislative Council (Vidhan Parishad)
The Vidhan Parishad is a permanent house of 100 members. The members are elected or nominated for six years and one sixth of them retire every two years. Out of the 100 Legislative Council members, 10 are nominated by the Governor. The rest are elected by various electoral colleges in the state such as those of the Vidhan Sabha members, local bodies, teachers and graduates.
Some of the current Vidhan Parishad members are Shri Parmeshwar Lal (BSP), Shri Jitendra Yadav(BSP), Shri R S Kushwaha(BSP), Shri Akshay Pratap Singh (SP), and Shri Dinesh Pratap Singh (INC).
Uttar Pradesh, the country’s fifth largest state in area, is the most populous in the country. The state has the largest number of members in the Indian parliament and so the election results in UP often decides the fate of the government at the center. As many as five Prime Ministers of the country have been from the state. It is for this reason a very important state with respect to Indian politics. The state is represented In the Indian Parliament by 80 directly elected members in the Lok Sabha and by 30 members in