The 77th annual convention of presiding officers, speakers and secretaries of legislative assemblies and councils was held in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh. The four-day convention was inaugurated by Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan on 31 January 2015.
Uttar Pradesh hosted the annual convention after 30 years. The welcome address was delivered by the Uttar Pradesh State assembly Speaker Mata Prasad Pandey.
The event that ended on 3 January 2015 was attended by the Speakers and Deputy Speakers from 30 States and Chairmen and Vice-Chairmen of six Legislative Councils.
Other participants of the convention were the Deputy Speaker of the Lok Sabha, the Vice-Chairman of the Rajya Sabha and the Secretary-Generals of the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha.