Hansraj Bhardwaj was born on 17th May 1937. He is an Indian politician and since 2009 has been the Governor of Karnataka and the Governor of Kerala since 2012. He is a member of the Indian National Congress. After Ashoke Kumar Sen he is recorded to have the second longest tenure in Law Ministr....See more
The Karnataka legislative assembly is the lower house of the bicameral legislature of Karnataka state in southern India. Karnataka is one among the six states in India, where the state assembly is bicameral, comprising 2 houses. The 2 houses are the Vidhana Sabha (lower house) and also the Vidhana Parishad (upper house).
The members of the Vidhana Sabha are directly elected by general people through adult franchise. The members of the Vidhana Parishad are elected indirectly by members of native bodies, academics and graduates. There are 75 members of the Vidhana Parishad.
There are 224 members of the Vidhana Sabha or the legislative assembly of Karnataka state. One member is a representative of the Anglo-Indian community nominated by the Governor of Karnataka. The state of Karnataka is split into 225 constituencies used to elect the legislative assembly.