The States Reorganisation Act,1956
Section 36. Mysore Legislative Council
(1) As from the appointed day there shall be a Legislative Council for the new State of Mysore.
(2) Until the said Council has been reconstituted in accordance with the provisions of sub-sections (3) and (4) of this section and summoned to meet for the first time the said Council shall consist of-
(a) All the sitting members of the Legislative Council of the existing State of Mysore, and
(b) 12 members to represent the territories specified in clauses (b), (c), (d) and (e) of sub-section (1) of section 7 who shall be chosen in such manner as may be prescribed.
(3) After such reconstitution as aforesaid, there shall be 52 seats in the said Council of which-
(a) The numbers to be filled by persons elected by the electorates referred to in sub-clauses (a), (b) and (c) of clause (3) of article 171 shall be 18, 4 and 4 respectively;
(b) The number to be filled by persons elected by the members of the Legislative
Assembly in accordance with the provisions of sub-clause (d) of the said clause shall be 18; and
(c) The number to be filled by persons nominated by the Governor in accordance with the provisions of sub-clause (e) of that clause shall be 8.
(4) The provisions of sub-sections (4) and (5) of section 34 shall apply in relation to the said Council as they apply in relation to the Legislative Council for the new State of Bombay.