Vidhan Sabha and Vidhan Parishad seats in India
The Vidhan Sabhas also known as Legislative Assemblies are the lower houses of the provincial legislature in the different states of India. Each Vidhan Sabha is formed for a five year term after which all seats are up for election. To become a member of a Vidhan Sabha, a person must be a citizen of India, not less than 25 years of age. The Vidhan Parishad also known as Legislative Council are the upper houses upper house in those states of India that have a bicameral legislature. Each Member of the Legislative Council (MLC) serves for a six-year term, with terms staggered so that the terms of one-third of a Council's members expire every two years.