Interesting Facts - Andhra Pradesh Legislature
The Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly
Picture of the First Assembly Members
- Signatures of Eminent Parliamentarians in Andhra Pradesh Legislature
- Rashtrapathi, the first Citizen of India addressed the Members of the Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly from the Floor of the House on two occasions.
- On 28th June, 1978 Dr. Neelam Sanjeeva Reddy, the then President of India, addressed the Hon'ble Members of the Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly, giving a call to the Members to strive for the development of the State from the grassroot level.
The Andhra Pradesh Legislature has hosted the Presiding Officers Conferences in the years 1960, 1981 and 2000.
On 14th July, 2004, Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam gave an inspiring address at the AP Legislative Assembly, suggesting ten short-term missions for the prosperity of rural areas in the State.
A twenty two feet tall bronze statue of Mahatma Gandhi, in a posture of meditation, was erected in front of the Old Assembly building on 15th August, 1998, 51st Independence day of our Country.
The Golden Jubilee Celebrations of Andhra Pradesh legislative Assembly have been organised for a period of one year from 3rd December, 2005. More>>
The Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly is a pioneer in implementing innovative initiatives using Information Technology. The concepts of Live telecasting, web casting of proceedings, and digitalization were initiated by the Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly.
The Andhra Pradesh Branch of Commonwealth Parliamentary Association has organised the 8th Asia Pacific Parliamentarians' Conference from 14th to 16th November, 2000, also hosted the 14th Commonwealth Parliamentary Association Seminar from 20th to 27th October 2002, and also organised the First India Region Conference from 17th to 27th November 2004.