Parliament of India in Current Stage

INDIA’s PARLIAMENT

(Consists of Rajya Sabha, Lok Sabha and President)


Rajya Sabha:

The Chairman Mohammad Hamid Ansari, (Independent) Since 2007

Majority Leader Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, (INC) Since 2007

Opposition Leader Arun Jaitley, (BJP) since 2009


The 15th Lok Sabha was formed in May 2009.

Speaker Meira Kumar (1st woman speaker), (INC) since 3 June 2009

Deputy Speaker Karia Munda, (BJP) since 8 June 2009

Majority Leader Pranab Mukherjee, (INC) since 1 June 2009

Opposition Leader Sushma Swaraj, (BJP) since 18 December 2009


The Parliament is composed of 802 MPs (Rajya Sabha’s 250 + Lok Sabha’s 552)

Speaker of the Lok Sabha – Meira Kumar since 30 May 2009

The 2 Houses meet in separate chambers in the Sansad Bhawan (commonly known as the Sansad Marg) in New Delhi

Pratibha Devisingh Patil – 12th and current President of the Republic of India and first woman to hold the office. She was sworn in as President of India on 25 July 2007

Pratibha Patil was born in Nadgaon village of Jalgoan District, Maharashtra

Manmohan Singh – 14th and current Prime Minister of the Republic of India

Manmohan Singh was born to Gurmukh Singh and Amrit Kaur on 26 September 1932, in Gah, Punjab (now in Chakwal District, Pakistan).

4 responses to this post.

  1. Posted by gitanjali on February 3, 2011 at 10:45 am

    hi,
    i happend to read 2 book whr i found members of Rajya Sabha is 238+ 2 in additon and Lok shaba 543+ 12 in addition. i was bit confused with the information here. can u pls clear ma doubt briefly

    Reply

  2. Posted by raj on January 28, 2011 at 12:38 am

    We not only have the first woman president but also first woman speaker. Important fact forgotten here.

    Reply

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