The Haryana government is the apex administrative authority of the state of Haryana in India. The government comprises a judiciary, an executive, and a legislative branch. The executive branch of the government is headed by the Governor of Haryana.
Haryana Government: An Overview
Similar to other states in the country, the Governor of Haryana serves as the head of the state. He or she is designated by the President of India. The President of the Republic consults the Union Government before appointing him.
The position of the Governor of the state is mostly formal.
The head of the government is the Chief Minister of the state. He is entrusted with certain executive authorities.
Seat of Government of Haryana
The seat of the government of Haryana is Chandigarh, the capital of the state. It is home to the Haryana Legislative Assembly or Vidhan Sabha and also the secretariat.
Present Chief Minister of Haryana
Currently, the Chief Minister of Haryana is Manohar Lal Khattar (Incumbent). He is a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party.
Present Governor of Haryana
The present Governor of the state is Kaptan Singh Solanki.
Haryana Legislative Assembly (Vidhan Sabha)
Haryana Legislative Assembly is unicameral in nature and contains 90 assembly constituency seats, which are occupied by the MLAs (Members of the Legislative Assembly). The term of the assembly is five years unless stated otherwise.
Last Updated on : October 21, 2014