(Consists of Rajya Sabha, Lok Sabha and President)
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).