Punjab Government

State government IN
name_of_state= Punjab
coat_of_arms=
state_

seat_of_government= 117 Punjab Government MLAs
name_of_governor= Sunith Francis Rodrigues
name_of_chief_minister=Parkash Singh Badal
name_of_dpy_chief_minister= N/A
legislative_assembly= Vidhana Sabha
speaker= S. Nirmal Singh Kahlon - Punjab MLA
legislative_council= N/A
chairman= N/A
high_court= Punjab and Haryana High Court
chief_justice= Mr. Justice Nawab Singh
website= http://punjabgovt.nic.in/

The Government of Punjab, is the supreme governing authority of the Indian state of Punjab (India) and its 20 districts. It consists of an excecutive, led by the Governor of Punjab, a judiciary and a legislative.

The Chief Minister is the head of government and is vested with most of the executive powers. The Punajb High Court is located, which has jurisdiction over the whole of Punjab.The present Legislative Assembly of Punjab is unicameral, consisting of 5 years term 117 M.L.A..

The name Punjab means The Land of Five Rivers, in Persian ('Panj' = five, and 'Aab' = water), referring to the Beas, Ravi, Sutlej, Chenab and Jhelum rivers.

See also

List of ministers in Government of Punjab

External links

* [http://punjabgovt.nic.in/ Punjab Government Website]


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