The count of women in Haryana House falls from 13% in 2014 to 9% in 2019
NEW DELHI: Only 15% of the MLAs chosen for the 288 seats are between 25 and 40 years old, while in the 90 members, only 11%, according to an analysis.
However, the number of MLAs above 70 years in Haryana has increased from 1% in 2014 to 7% in 2019. The average age of MLAs in the current Haryana assembly is 55 years.
In Maharashtra, the number of more than 70 MLA fell from 2% in 2014 to 1% this time. The number of those in the 25-40 group in the state fell from 20% to 15%, while 85% of the members are over 40 years old.
The number of women in Haryana fell from 13% in the last assembly to 9% this year. In Maharashtra, 24 women were elected this year compared to 20 in the last assembly.
The analysis showed an upward curve in terms of the educational qualification of the ALM. The 14th assembly of Maharashtra elected 57% of members who are at least graduated, and 15% of them have graduate degrees. The number of educated members to the upper secondary level dropped from 47% to 43%, while the number of graduates increased from 40% to 42%.
The Haryana assembly has 69% of MLAs who have at least a bachelor's degree, but the number of graduates dropped from 54% in 2014 to 51% and graduates from 20% to 18%. The number of those who have studied up to the upper secondary level increased from 26% to 31%.