|Seat of Government||Delhi|
|Chief Minister||Sheila Dixit|
|Deputy Speaker||Amrish Singh Gautam|
|Members in Assembly||70|
|High Court||Delhi High Court|
|Chief Justice||K. S. Hegde|
The Legislative Assembly of Delhi, also known as Vidhan Sabha, is a unicameral law making body of the state of Delhi, one of the 28 States in India. It is situated at Delhi, the state capital of Delhi, with 70 Members of the Legislative Assembly (MLA).
The seat of assembly is the Old Secretariat building, which is also the seat of the Delhi Government. Originally built 1912, designed by E. Montague Thomas to hold the Imperial Legislative Council and subsequently the Central Legislative Assembly (after 1919), till the newly constructed Parliament House of India in New Delhi (Sansad Bhawan)was inaugurated on 18th January, 1927.
Delhi State Assembly was first constituted on 17 March 1952 under the Government of Part C States Act, 1951, but it was abolished on 1 October 1956. Then in September 1966, the assembly was replaced by a Metropolitan Council with 56 elected and 5 nominated members. The Council however had no legislative powers, only an advisory role in the governance of Delhi.
This Council was finally replaced by the Delhi Legislative Assembly through the Constitution (Sixty-ninth Amendment) Act, 1991, followed by the Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi Act, 1991 the Sixty-ninth Amendment to the Constitution of India, which declared the Union Territory of Delhi to be formally known as National Capital Territory of Delhi also supplements the constitutional provisions relating to the Legislative Assembly and the Council of Ministers and related matters . The Legislative Assembly is selected for period of five years, and presently it is third assembly, which was selected through the Delhi state assembly elections, 2008.