Telangana, comprising 10 districts including Hyderabad, will have a 119 member assembly while Andhra Pradesh, comprising 13 districts, will have 175 member assembly.

The existing assembly has 294 members while one member from Anglo-Indian community is nominated by the Governor.

The bill for formation of Telangana, moved in the Andhra Pradesh Assembly on Monday, proposes that the governor may nominate one member each to the assemblies of the successor states to give representation to the Anglo-Indian community.

The legislative council, the upper house of the state legislature, will continue in both the states. Out of 90 seats in the existing council, the central government has allotted 50 seats to Andhra Pradesh and 40 to Telangana.

The existing state sends 18 members to Rajya Sabha. The bill proposes that Telangana will get seven seats and Andhra Pradesh 11.


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