Profile of the 14th Maharashtra Legislative Assembly

The results of the elections to the 14th Maharashtra 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 105 MLAs

Political Party

2014

2019

Bharatiya Janata Party

122

105

Shiv Sena

63

56

Nationalist Congress Party

41

54

Indian National Congress

42

44

Independent

7

13

Bahujan Vikas Aaghadi

3

3

All India Majlis-E-Ittehadul Muslimeen

2

2

Prahar Janshakti Party

0

2

Samajwadi Party

1

2

Political Party

2014

2019

Communist Party of India (Marxist)

1

1

Jan Surajya Shakti

0

1

Krantikari Shetkari Party

0

1

Maharashtra Navnirman Sena

1

1

Peasants and Workers Party of India

3

1

Rashtriya Samaj Paksha

1

1

Swabhimani Paksha

0

1

Bharipa Bahujan Mahasangh

1

0

85% of MLAs are older than 40 years; 24 women candidates elected

57% of the MLAs have at least a bachelors degree

Sources: Election Commission of India (results.eci.gov.in); Candidate Affidavits uploaded on ECI;

 

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