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How many Members attended the first session of the Punjab Assembly?

How many seats are reserved for minorities in the Punjab Assembly?

How many seats are reserved for women in the Punjab Assembly?

The Punjab Assembly consists of?

What was the First Law passed by the Punjab Assembly and when?

When the first session of the Punjab Assembly was summoned on?

Who laid the foundation stone of the Punjab Assembly building?

Who was the first elected Deputy Speaker of the Punjab Assembly?

Who was the first elected Speaker of the Punjab Assembly?

Who was the first Leader of the House?

 

How many Members attended the first session of the Punjab Assembly?

As many as 352 members including all the Members-elected against the 66 seats reserved for women and 8 seats reserved for non- Muslims made oath during the sitting.

How many seats are reserved for minorities in the Punjab Assembly?

8 seats are reserved for non Muslims.

How many seats are reserved for women in the Punjab Assembly?

66 seats are reserved for Women.

The Punjab Assembly consists of?

The Provincial Assembly of the Punjab consists of 371 members.

What was the First Law passed by the Punjab Assembly and when?

The General Clauses Act, 1898 (moved by Sir Louis William Dane on November 1, 1897 and passed by the Council on April 15, 1898) was the first enactment in the history of Punjab.

When the first session of the Punjab Assembly was summoned on?

The first session of the Punjab Assembly was summoned on 9th April 2008 vide notification from Governor Punjab dated 26th March 2008.

Who laid the foundation stone of the Punjab Assembly building?

Foundation stone was laid down by Sir Jogindar Singh, Minister for Agriculture, in November, 1935. 

Who was the first elected Deputy Speaker of the Punjab Assembly?

Sardar Bahadur Sardar Mahtab Sing (Lahore — Sikh Urban)

(February 23, 1921 to October 24, 1921)

Who was the first elected Speaker of the Punjab Assembly?

Khan Bahadur Chaudhry Sir Shahab-ud-Din, Kt. B.A., LL.B.

(April 6, 1937 to March 19, 1945)

Who was the first Leader of the House?

Major Sir Sikander Hayat Khan, K.B.E. (West Punjab, Landholders) (1937-1942)