Kolkata: West Bengal CM Mamta Banerjee will present a proposal to form a state legislative council in the assembly on Tuesday. Barely 12 days after she was sworn in as West Bengal’s chief minister for the third time on May 18, Mamata Banerjee had approved the cabinet’s decision to create a Legislative Council, or the upper house of the state legislature, which she had promised during the election. did.
Banerjee announced that eminent people and veteran leaders who were not nominated for the assembly elections would be made members of the Legislative Council. The CM has vowed to give seats to those who are part of his campaign in Nandigram and Singur after the 2011 assembly elections.
These six states have Legislative Council
Let us tell you that only 6 states in India have a Legislative Council, which includes Bihar, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra and Karnataka.
History of Legislative Council in Bengal
Bengal may have 98 seats