Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly

The Legislative Assembly for the United Provinces was constituted for the first time on 1 April, 1937 in accordance with the Government of India Act, 1935.  The strength of the Assembly as stipulated under the Act of 1935 was 228 and its term was five years.

After Independence, the Legislative Assembly met for the first time on 3 November, 1947. Under the provisions of the new Constitution, the strength of the U.P. Assembly was fixed at 431 which was later revised to 426.  After reorganization of the State on 9 November 2000, the strength of the Legislative Assembly has become 404 including one nominated member to represent the Anglo-Indian community. The term of the Legislative Assembly is five years, unless dissolved earlier.