Profile of the 14th Haryana Legislative Assembly

The results of the elections to the 14th Haryana Legislative Assembly were declared yesterday.  In this context, we analyse data on the profile of the incoming Members of Legislative Assembly (MLAs) and compare it with the previous Assembly.

BJP has the highest representation with 44% MLAs followed by INC with 34%

Political Party

2014

2019

Bharatiya Janata Party

47

40

Indian National Congress

15

31

Jannayak Janta Party

 

10

Independent

5

7

Haryana Lokhit Party

 

1

Indian National Lok Dal

19

1

Haryana Janhit Congress

2

 

Bahujan Samaj Party

1

 

Shiromani Akali Dal

1

 

·   In the newly elected Assembly, of 90 members, no party could get a majority.

·   BJP has the highest number of MLAs (40) in the Assembly, followed by INC (31).

·   Seven independent members have been elected.

Average age of MLAs is 55 years; 4% less women elected

69% of the MLAs have at least a bachelors degree

Sources: Election Commission of India (results.eci.gov.in); Candidate Affidavits uploaded on ECI; Haryana Legislative Assembly website (http:// http://www.haryanaassembly.gov.in/)

 

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