Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha details

Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha

Rajya Sabha

Rajya Sabha is a permanent body and not subject to dissolution its maximum strength is 250 (12 members nominated by the President having Special knowledge or practical experience in the field of science, literature, art and social service).
The total membership of the present Rajya Sabha is 245 however,one third members retire every second year .Their seats are filled up by fresh elections and presidential nomination at the beginning of every third year.
There are no seats reserved for SC s and ST s in Rajya Sabha.
Constitution has not fixed the term of office of members of the Rajya Sabha and left it to the Parliament.
Representation of People Act (1951) provide the term of office of a member of the Rajya Sabha shall be 6 years.

Lok Sabha

Lok Sabha is not a permanent body and subject to to dissolution .Its maximum strength is 550+2 members of its Anglo Indian Community. Which includes 530 members from states and 20 from Union Territories , present strength of Lok Sabha is 245.
Its normal term is 5 years from the date of its frist meeting after which it automatically dissolves.
The President is authorized to dissolve Lok Sabha at any time even before the completion of five years and this cannot be challenged in the Court of law.
Lok Ssbha can be extended during the National Emergency by a law of Parliament for one year at a time for any length of time, But this extension cannot go beyond a period of 6 months after the emergency has ceased to operate.

State member of parliament and Seats in Parliament

Sl No
States/ UTs
In Rajya Sabha
In lok Sabha
01
Andhra Pradesh
18
42
02
Arunachal Pradesh
1
2
03
Assam
7
14
04
Bihar
16
40
05
Chhattisgarh
05
11
05
Goa
02
02
06
Gujarat
11
26
07
Haryana
05
10
08
Himachal Pradesh
3
04
09
Jammu and kasmir
4
6
10
Jharkhand
06
14
11
Karnataka
12
28
12
Kerala
09
20
13
Madhya Pradesh
11
29
14
Maharastra
19
48
15
Manipur
1
02
16
Meghalaya
1
2
17
Mizoram
1
1
18
Nagaland
1
1
19
Odisha
10
21
20
Punjab
07
13
21
Rajasthan
07
25
22
Sikkim
1
01
23
Tamil Nadu
18
39
24
Tripura
01
02
25
Uttarakhand
03
05
26
Uttar Pradesh
31
80
27
Paschim Banga
16
42

Union Territories

01
Andaman and Nicobar island
_
01
02
Chandigarh
_
01
03
Dadra and Nagar Haveli
_
01
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